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NHC: Genres of Empathy

April 14, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Genres of Empathy

What role do the arts play in the practice of “the healing arts”? This session, featuring creators and theorists in photography, film, poetry, creative writing, and graphic medicine, will explore how innovative creative and arts-based methods are changing both medical practice and medical education.

  • Max Aguilera-Hellweg, MD, Photographer/Director
  • Rafael Campo, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Sneha Mantri, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Program in Medical Humanities, Duke University
  • Shelley Wall, Associate Professor of Biomedical Communications and Biology and Illustrator-in-Residence, University of Toronto

Register to attend this virtual panel at the conference website.

This conversation is part of the A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health, a virtual interdisciplinary conference hosted by the National Humanities Center.


April 14, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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National Humanities Center
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