Events

OCT
4

A Reading from The Write Treatment Anthology

Writings by cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from the Mount Sinai Write Treatment Workshops

OCT
4

Narrative Medicine Rounds:
The Poetry of Max Ritvo

OCT
5

More Than Medicine: Social Justice and Feminist Movements for Health

OCT
6

"On Falling Short" with Dr. Adam Etinson

Hosted by the NYU Center for Bioethics

OCT
10

Are We Ready to Edit Our Genomes? The William Stubing Lecture with Siddhartha Mukherjee

Presented by NYU Global Public Health in partnership with the Greenwall Foundation

OCT
10

Psychiatry’s Most Misunderstood Founding Father: Adolf Meyer

OCT
12

Real/Fake Science: An Interactive Experiment Salon

OCT
12-
14

The Examined Life Conference

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host their tenth annual three-day conference focusing on the links between the science of medicine and the arts.

OCT
13-
16

The Art of Dying Conference: Spiritual, Scientific and Practical Approaches to Living & Dying

OCT
16

Stories Worth Telling: Inside the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward

Join the Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine as Dr. Elizabeth Ford, Chief of Psychiatry for Correctional Health Services for New York City’s Health and Hospitals, explores the crossroads of mental health and the criminal justice system in her new book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen. RSVP requested through this link:

OCT
17

A History of American War in Five Bodies

OCT
18

Discussing and Facing Death

Marissa Moss and Dr. Jessica Zitter, Mark Zitter, moderator

OCT
18-
21

Mementos Mori

A meditation on death, with shadow puppets, by performance collective Manual Cinema.

OCT
19

Music and Meaning - Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

OCT
19-
22

ASBH 2017 Annual Conference

Thru
OCT
22

AIDS at Home: Art and Everyday Activism

At the Museum of the City of New York

OCT
26

End of Life Performance and Panel Discussion

End of Life is an innovative project that presents readings of ancient Greek plays, Sophocles’ Philoctetes and Women of Trachis, as a catalyst for town hall discussions about the challenges faced by medical professionals and caregivers, especially those who work in the fields of palliative care, hospice, geriatrics, nursing, and as chaplains.

At NYU Langone Health. Sponsored by the Division of Medical Humanities, Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine, and Gold Humanism Honor Society

OCT
26

The Runaway Species with David Eagleman + Anthony Brandt

OCT
27-
29

4th Annual Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium

NOW
Various
times

Unrest

"riveting…equal parts medical mystery, science lesson, political advocacy primer and even a love story." - San Francisco Chronicle

At the IFC Center, NYC

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