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CREATIVITY IN MEDICINE 2020 PROGRAMMING

Program Summary:

Friday, March 27th

Whole day complimentary admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Whole day $5 admission (regularly $25) to the Barnes Foundation

5:00 – 6:30PM Gallery Tours at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

5:00 – 6:00PM Gallery Access at the Barnes Foundation

7:00 – 7:30PM Penn Med Symphony Orchestra chamber group performance at the University of the Arts

7:30 – 9:00PM Art Exhibit and Reception at the University of the Arts

Whole day complimentary admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and $5 admission (regularly $25) to the Barnes Foundation

Saturday, March 28th

8:30-9:00 Registration & Breakfast 

9:00-9:15 Welcome

9:15-10:15 Keynote Speaker: Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, attending physician at Bellevue Hospital and Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, accomplished author of a collection of books about life in medicine, including “When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error” and “What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine,” editorial contributor to the New York Times, Slate Magazine, and more, and co-founder and Editor in Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first literary journal to arise from a medical setting.

Want to know more? Check out Dr. Ofri’s most recent article on Coronavirus, one of her Ted Talks , or her most recent podcast appearance on the inaugural episode of Medscape’s new “Medicine and the Machine” podcast.

10:10-10:20 Coffee Break

10:20-12:15 Morning “Streams”

Includes the opportunity to attend a number of different streams, such as “Creative Talks,” skill-building workshops, and/or “flipped” discussions (based on creative themes in medicine), as well as visit our Open Lounge for coffee, art displays, and more. See below for different activities happening (page 1), as well as all workshop descriptions (page 2).  More details still to come. 

DWC2020 ACTIVITY TIMETABLE

*Timetable subject to change.

12:15-2:15 Lunch, Art Exhibit & Story Slam

Once you register, please email Jeffrey Millstein (jeffrey.millstein@uphs.upenn.edu) if you are interested in telling a short story (narrative, poetry, etc.) related to this year’s story slam theme, “Connection.” Email Liz Upton (eupton@sas.upenn.edu) by midnight on Friday, March 6th if you are interested in submitting an art piece for the exhibit and/or our website.

2:30-4:30 Afternoon “Streams”

Following the same structure as the morning streams, the afternoon provides more opportunities to attend a new set of “Creative Talks,” skill-building workshops, and/or “flipped” discussions (based on creative themes in medicine), as well as visit our Open Lounge for coffee, art displays, and more. SEE PDF TIMETABLE ABOVE IN MORNING “STREAMS.”

4:30-5pm Closing Reception

More details to come. Signup for workshops will be emailed to those who are registered closer to event date; attending your top choice workshop is not guaranteed, and events subject to change.

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