Hi everyone – Very pleased to announce that registration is now open for our Dept’s ANNUAL CLINICAL DAY – PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF NARRATIVE MEDICINE – on Friday April 8/2016 at Richmond Hospital.
Our speaker is Dr. Rita Charon – Professor of Clinical Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University and a Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor at Green College, UBC.
To register, please go to https://rhp2016clinicalday.eventbrite.ca/?discount=GEN
Please note the fine print – Registration ends March 24, 2016. No on-site registrations. There is a cancellation fee of $15 for all refunds but no refunds after March 24, 2016. And sorry – no student discounts.
For more details about Dr.Charon, please see her TED talk at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24kHX2HtU3o
Finally, please note we anticipate an immediate sell-out. So please register early as spots will be given on a first come, first served basis and we cannot guarantee seating.
Cheers, Harry (On behalf of the Education Committee)
Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine
Friday, April 8, 2016
8:45 AM – 4:30 PM (Check-in begins at 8:15 AM)
This year’s focus for The Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry’s annual educational workshop will be Narrative Medicine, defined as medicine practiced with the narrative competence to recognize, absorb, interpret, and be moved by the stories of illness. Our distinguished speaker will be Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University.
Course Presenter: Rita Charon, MD, PhD
|8:15 AM||Registration Opens|
|8:45||Welcome and Introductions – Drs Gibson and Karlinsky|
|Course Presenter:||Dr. Rita Charon MD, PhD|
|9:00 to 10:30||Basics of Narrative Medicine: Attention, Representation, Affiliation|
|10:30 to 10:45||Break|
|10:45 to 12:00||Developing Narrative Competence|
|12:00 to 1:00||Lunch|
|1:00 to 2:30||Narrative Innovations in Cinical Practice|
|2:30 to 2:45||Break|
|2:45 to 4:00||Dividends of Narrative Medicine|
Course goals and Learning objectives:
As a result of attending specific sessions, participants will:
- Develop the narrative competence to nourish empathic doctor-patient relationships
• Learn narrative communication strategies for patient-centered and life-framed practice
• Build habits of reflective practice that enhance professionalism and nurture clinical communities
• Experience narrative approaches to caring for their own patients
Rita Charon. Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness. New York, Oxford University Press, 2008.
As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 5.75 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.75 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.