Tag: medicine

Writing and Health Care (Conference)

The Examined Life: Writing and the Art of Medicine. The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host a three-day conference (April 19-21, 2012) focusing on the links between the science of medicine and the art of writing.The University of Iowa is among the nation’s premier centers for creative … Continue reading Writing and Health Care (Conference)

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CFP: Calgary History of Medicine Student Conference

The 19th Calgary (Alberta, Canada) History of Medicine Days Conference – Second Call for Papers Call for Papers Deadline: 2010-02-07 The History of Medicine Days are an annual two-day nation-wide conference held at the University of Calgary in which undergraduate and early graduate students from across Canada and the United States give 10-12 minute presentations … Continue reading CFP: Calgary History of Medicine Student Conference

U Iowa Conference: Writing and the Art of Medicine

On April 28 to 30, 2010, the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host The 4th Annual Examined Life: Writing and the Art of Medicine, a three-day conference exploring the intersections of writing, medicine and medical education. Our featured presenters this year include:  Poet Marvin Bell,  Iowa Writers’ Workshop Director Lan Samantha Chang, … Continue reading U Iowa Conference: Writing and the Art of Medicine

CFP: Communication, Med & Ethics (COMET) Conference

Call for Papers for the 8th international interdisciplinary conference on COMMUNICATION, MEDICINE AND ETHICS (COMET) to be held in Boston, MA USA, June 28 - June 30th, 2010 The conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and administrators from different disciplines concerned with issues of communication and ethics in the fields of health care and the … Continue reading CFP: Communication, Med & Ethics (COMET) Conference

NY Times: Making Health Care Better

Featured in today's New York Times Sunday Magazine, the article "Making Health Care Better," by David Leonhardt. It discusses evidence-base care through collaborations among physicians, nurses and other healthcare practitioners. Concerning the history of health care, the article notes: But there is one important way in which medicine never quite adopted the scientific method. The explosion … Continue reading NY Times: Making Health Care Better

Conference: Unite For Sight 6th Annual Global Health & Development Conference

You are encouraged to submit an abstract for a presentation related to medicine, public health, global health, international development, social entrepreneurship, among other topics. The abstract deadline is September 15, and abstracts must be submitted through the online system at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conferenceUnite For Sight 6th Annual Global Health & Development Conference Yale University, April 18-19, 2009 … Continue reading Conference: Unite For Sight 6th Annual Global Health & Development Conference