Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Conference announcement

The third annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities is being held at the Knowledge Spa, Truro, Cornwall, 10 to 12 July 2005. The title is 'Metaphors for Practice: the Art of Healthcare' and the themes are :

  • Narrative interpretations of practice, particularly narratives of music, film, and visual art
  • Medical humanities and the education of healthcare practitioners
  • Medical ethics
  • The medical humanities and changes in clinical practice.
It looks like a wonderful programme. One of the speakers will be Abraham Verghese -- an inspiring and insightful writer in the field of medical narrative.

Click here for details on submitting papers.

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