When I first watched The Knick two years ago, it seemed like a show about the past and the rapid pace of medical discoveries in the early days of modern medicine, before antibiotics
Before the accident, Dr. Grace Dammann was a caregiver through and through, in every aspect of her life. A pioneering AIDS specialist, she co-founded one of the first HIV/AIDS clinics for socioeconomically disadvantaged patients in San Francisco at Laguna Honda Hospital.
On a recent winter’s evening, Pulitzer Prize winners David Oshinsky and Paul Harding appeared together at the NYU Center for Humanities in an event cosponsored by the NYU Division of Medical Humanities and the Bellevue Literary Press.
NYU Langone Medical Center welcomed author/painter Cortney Davis to the Smilow gallery for the opening of “When the Nurse Becomes a Patient.” Laura Ferguson’s interview with Ms. Davis appears here. …
I’d been working full time for twenty years. As a psychotherapist I had reached a comfortable place professionally. My children were grown and on their own, so I had privacy.
Looking out over the dance floor at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon as other members of our group line danced with the crowd below, Mark told me “It’s good for us to get out into the community so that people know we exist.”
Part II of a dialogue between author and painter Cortney Davis and our Art Editor Laura Ferguson.
Part I of a dialogue between author and painter Cortney Davis and our Art Editor Laura Ferguson.
Readers of the Literature, Art & Medicine Blog may remember me as the first Artist in Residence at NYUSOM, or as the creator and teacher of Art & Anatomy in …