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Submit to a new online literary journal

The Center for Healthcare Narratives, housed within the MedStar Institute for Quality & Safety (MIQS), has recently launched Please See Me, a new online literary journal.  The journal features health- and healthcare-related stories in the form of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and digital media. Publishing work written by patients, family members,

Present at the Examined Life Conference

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host its 13th annual 3-day Examined Life Conference from October 24-26, 2019. The conference will focus on the links between medicine and the arts. Presentation registration ends on April 30, 2019, and more information

Season 2 of the Nocturnists, and a Chance to Submit Your Story

The Nocturnists, a medical storytelling podcast, is back for a second season. Tune in to hear stories from the medical school, the emergency room, a prison hospice, an operating room in Vietnam, and the great plains of Montana. The Nocturnists is excited to announce its

Abstract deadline: 2019 International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine

The 2019 International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine, which is taking place May 17 at the Centre for Life in Newcastle in the UK), is accepting abstracts for poster presentations. The submission deadline is April 15, 2019 at 12:00 midnight GMT, and there is more information on their website here: http://www.hippocrates-poetry.org/poetry-and-medicine-events-2/10th-hippocrates-conference/index.html

Applications open for Aseemkala initiative

The Aseemkala Initiative uses traditional dance to perform stories of women in medicine. Using choreography, interviews, and research, we use our diverse styles to tell our diverse experiences as patients and providers. We are looking for choreographers and researchers to join the team! Consider applying here: https://aseemkala.org/opportunities/ Applications

Process: Reflections from the Path to Doctor

Over the past year and a half, I have been compiling an anthology of reflections from medical students, junior doctors and residents from around the world about their experiences in medicine. The anthology, provisionally called Process: Reflections from the Path to Doctor, is now under contract with University Press

Submit to “Process: a book project” by May 1st

I’m working on a book project that will focus on medical trainees’ journeys through medicine, especially the non-academic, emotional aspects of their journeys. The dream is for the book to include submissions from medical students and residents all over the world and to be a

Netter’s Symposium

Chen Zhou is a current third year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Chen has been painting since the age of four. He struggled with reconciling his love for the arts with his decision to pursue medicine as a career. He always felt like

AMWA “Artist in Residence” Award

The Artist in Residence Award was started in 2015 by Studio AMWA to promote women members in the arts. The role of the artist in residence is to create an artistic project that is pertinent to AMWA and women in medicine. This art will then

White Coat Project – Studio AMWA

White coats have been symbols of the honor, dignity, and responsibility in the field of medicine. The white coats are conferred upon first year medical students as an induction to their own journeys towards becoming compassionate healers. The coats evolve with the training, from short,

Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Now in its 8th year, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 8000 entries from over 60 countries. All awards are for a single unpublished poem in English of up to 50 lines of verse on a medical theme. The 2017 Hippocrates Awards are being organized in

The Power of Narrative Medicine: NEJM Open Forum

Medstro and the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) are hosting an open forum until December 17th to discuss narrative medicine with experts in the field. The forum is moderated by Dr. Abraar Karan, an MPH candidate at Harvard, and features answers from some leading

JAMA announces Arts and Medicine section

Today, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) announced that it is starting a new Arts and Medicine section. Associate Editor Roxanne Young wrote in the editorial introducing the new section: “In 2016, we take the transformation further, beyond the visual and fine arts

Medstro Innovation Challenges

Medstro, the social network for physicians, is running three online challenges that offer the opportunity to win up to $57,000 in prizes and to present your product in front of live audiences of up to 3000 people. Partners Connected Health is still accepting submissions to the

Submit to Intima

The Intima publishes articles from a variety of perspectives exploring Narrative Medicine and its applications in healthcare and healing.  Narrative Medicine is interdisciplinary, and we encourage entries that engage any of the following: medicine in literature and/or poetry biomedical ethics history of medicine and/or science

The Nocturnists: Storytelling by Physicians

The Nocturnists started as a scrappy, open-mic storytelling event for physicians, and has now blossomed into a full-fledged bicoastal movement. To learn more about us, check out our website and/or read about us in the SF Chronicle. Attached are flyers for our upcoming events in SF and

Pendulum, a psychiatry residents’ magazine

Pendulum, a new psychiatry residents’ magazine founded by psychiatrists at the University of Pennsylvania, is accepting submissions from the public. See the announcement below for more information. Psychiatry is rapidly changing, at Penn and everywhere. Psychiatry has always been changing. Pendulum will give voice to the

Doctors Who Create

Apply to Join our Staff

Doctors Who Create (DWC) is a vibrant community of people who are at the intersection of medicine and creativity. We are doctors, engineers, entrepreneurs, writers, painters, musicians, and more. It takes many voices to influence progress in medicine and move towards a culture that rewards

Submit to Stethoscopes & Pencils

Stethoscopes & Pencils is looking for exciting writers who are interested in publishing their work in either English or Spanish to reach a wider audience, culturally and geographically. We are Stethoscopes & Pencils, and we’d love to publish your submissions. Your work may relate to medicine

Submit to Intima by July 31st

Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine is a literary journal created in 2010 by students in Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program. The journal is now open to submissions for its Fall 2015 issue. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 31st at midnight. Intima

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