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Narrative Medicine Rounds: Priscilla Wald


May 06, 2009 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY

Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Duke University, reads from Contagious: Cultures, Carriers and the Outbreak Narrative, which Dr. Rita Charon has called “a magnificent book, notable for its prose, its expansiveness, its courage and its creativity.”

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care. Rounds are held on the first Wednesday of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Columbia University Medical Center Faculty Club, followed by a reception. Rounds are free and open to the public. Students, staff, faculty, patients, friends, and interested others are warmly welcome to join us.