Tag: narrative

CFS: The Intima (Narrative)

The Intima is an electronic journal dedicated to promoting the theory and practice of narrative medicine, an interdisciplinary field aiming to enhance health care through the development of effective communication and understanding between caregivers and their patients. By providing an online venue for the expression of personal experience within the medical arena, The Intima creates … Continue reading CFS: The Intima (Narrative)


CFS: Narrative Inquiry Bioethics

Call for Case Studies and Narrative Education Reports Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research is a peer-reviewed journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Case studies. Case study articles are stand-alone articles that include an in-depth description and analysis of one or more instructive cases from health care that involve an ethical … Continue reading CFS: Narrative Inquiry Bioethics

CFP: Attentive Writers

‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority | Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow | 23-­25 August 2013 From nurses, physicians and surgeons to administrators, caregivers, physiotherapists, technicians, veterinarians and voluntary sector workers, this conference adopts the term ‘attentive writers’ as evocative of the multitude of both non-professional and professional caregivers – clinical and non-clinical … Continue reading CFP: Attentive Writers

CFS: Narrative, Bioethics

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research (NIB), published by Johns Hopkins University Press, provides a forum for exploring current issues in bioethics through the publication and analysis of personal stories, qualitative and mixed methods research articles, and case studies. Articles may address the experiences of patients and research participants, as well as … Continue reading CFS: Narrative, Bioethics

CFS: Stories/Disability (Narrative Inquiry Bioethics)

Call for Stories for a Narrative Symposium: Living with the Label “Disability” | Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics—A Journal of Qualitative Research | Edited by Jeffery Bishop, MD, PhD and Naomi Sunderland, PhD http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/narrative_inquiry_in_bioethics/symposia.html Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics will publish an issue focused on stories from people living with impairment-highlighting their encounters with both medical practice … Continue reading CFS: Stories/Disability (Narrative Inquiry Bioethics)

CFP: Narrative, Reflection, Education (Symposium)

Creating Space II: Taking narrative and reflection to the next level in health professional education, research and practice A special symposium organized in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME), sponsored by the Canadian Association for Medical Education’s “Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences in Medicine” (AHSSM) Educational Interest Group (EIG). Date: Saturday April … Continue reading CFP: Narrative, Reflection, Education (Symposium)

CFS: Am J Kidney Diseases (personal narrative)

American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) publishes a regular feature, "In a Few Words," in which AJKD hopes to give voice to the personal experiences and stories that define kidney disease. They will accept for review nonfiction, narrative submissions up to 1,600 words, regarding the personal, ethical, or policy implications of any aspect of kidney … Continue reading CFS: Am J Kidney Diseases (personal narrative)

CFS: Health Care to the Poor

Call for Proposals--Narrative Symposium: Delivering Health Care in Severely Resource-Constrained Settings Edited by Paul Farmer, MD, PhD and Sadath Sayeed, JD, MD Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics will publish an issue devoted to personal stories about the experiences of delivering health care to the poor in severely resource-constrained settings. We believe the soul of global health … Continue reading CFS: Health Care to the Poor

Nurse Valinoti/Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine

Recommended reading, Eileen Valinoti's first-person narrative on the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine: After graduating from nursing school in 1954, I went back home until a hospital apartment became available. My mother bragged about my achievement to all the neighbors (my nursing expertise; my brilliant grades; my job offers overflowing in the mailbox). Our … Continue reading Nurse Valinoti/Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine

Personal Narratives & Healthcare Education

An interesting article posted on the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine Web site, Inviting in the Life World: Illness Narratives and Personal and Creative Writing in Medical Education, by Jessica Singer Early and Meredith DeCosta. The abstract reads: This paper shares a historical framework for understanding the inclusion of literature and creative writing courses in … Continue reading Personal Narratives & Healthcare Education