Video  Narrative Medicine

Panel Discussion on "Reports from the Field."

Poet Rachel Hadas reads from her work for the panel "Poetic Treatment I."

Panel discussion on "Humanistic and Clinical Evidence."

Panel discussion on "Narrative in Health Care."

A discussion on "Keywords: Toward a Critical Vocabulary of Disability Studies."

Taking “medical humanities” as its subject, the two-day conference considers some of the investigations and interventions made by those who study illness and health from the perspectives of the arts, humanities, and human sciences.  Presentations by medical practitioners, historians, social justice advocates, medical journalists, disability studies and narrative studies scholars will be interspersed with readings by poets and novelists, reports from the field, and a theatrical performance. This panel discussed "Medicine, Humanities, and the Human Sciences: A Historical Perspective."