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Furst Forum & HHGR with Raj Telhan
November 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Furst Forum & Health Humanities Grand Rounds Presents Raj Telahn
November 9, 2021 at 6:30pm
“Medicine & the Humanities: Vocabularies in Practice ”
Register at go.unc.edu/Telhan
Raj Telhan, MD, MFA (he/him) is a physician and writer who works at the intersection of literature, medicine, and culture. He is a triple board-certified Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine and serves as a Contributing Editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review. Dr. Telhan is also the author of essays, longform journalism, and criticism bridging science and the humanities. His writing appears in the Virginia Quarterly Review and The American Scholar. His VQR essay, “Begin Cutting,” was anthologized in the Best American Science and Nature Writing. Other honors include the Smith-Shanubi Scholarship at the New York State Writers Institute and the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction for his VQR cover story, “Foreign Bodies.”