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Past Events

Date:
Dec 05, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Armand Hammer Building, Columbia University Medical Center
Room:
401
Speaker(s):
Malcolm Cox, M.D.

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures, readings, and performances presented by scholars, clinicians, academics, writers, and artists engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.

Date:
Nov 07, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Will Reiser

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures, readings, and performances presented by scholars, clinicians, academics, writers, and artists engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.

Date:
Oct 03, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Dr. Chris Adrian, Dr. Ike Anya, Dr. Amit Majmudar 

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, academics, writers, and artists engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.

Date:
Apr 05, 2011 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Miller Theatre

Theater of War is an innovative project that presents readings of ancient Greek plays as a catalyst for town hall discussions about the challenges faced by service members, veterans, and their families today.

Date:
May 05, 2010 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Randi Hutter Epstein

Dr. Epstein, a medical journalist who has written for, among other publications, The New York Times Magazine and the Washington Post, reads from her new book:  Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank.

Date:
Apr 07, 2010 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Susan Squier

Author of Babies in Bottles: Twentieth Century Visions of Reproductive Technology, and Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human Frontiers of Biomedicine, Squier is professor of English and women’s studies at Penn State.  She speaks on her latest work, graphic fiction of illness and disability.

Date:
Mar 03, 2010 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Shamita Das Dasgupta

Domestic violence activist and faculty at New York University Law School, Dasgupta reads from Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata’s Sex Trade.  Based on hundreds of interviews with women and children sex workers in India, this book focuses on motherhood, sex work, and human rights in local and national contexts.

Date:
Feb 03, 2010 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Robin Romm

Romm reads from her acclaimed book The Mercy Papers: A Memoir in Three Weeks, written about the three weeks prior to her mother’s death.  In a front cover review, the New York Times Book review called it “a furious blaze of a book.”

Date:
Jan 06, 2010 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Cortney Davis

Nurse-poet and memoirist Davis reads from her new collection, The Heart’s Truth: Essays on the Art of Nursing.  Richard Selzer has said the collection “should be required reading at every nursing school in the country. In writing of the highest quality, it offers a powerful and moving portrait of what it means to be a nurse."

Date:
Dec 02, 2009 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Virgil Wong

Artist and filmmaker Wong’s work grapples with bioethically vexed medical technologies – including nanorobots, a smart-as-human genetically engineered mouse, and a male pregnancy program.  His fictional “RYT-Dwayne Medical Center” (www.rythospital.com) had been called “disarmingly authentic” by the New York Times.

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