Trent Center, Duke University
HAND-Health Arts Network at Duke
Life Lines Conference: May 21-23 2010

Program and Schedule, Day One

Friday, May 21 I Saturday, May 22 I Sunday, May 23

Freeman Center for Jewish Life (map), Duke University
11:00 am – 1:00 pm / Registration

1:30 pm / Opening Remarks

1:45-3:15 pm / Poetry for Our Patients and Our Students
A nuts and bolts discussion of methods for integrating poetry into patient care and into medical school and health care curriculums
Grey Brown: Reading Some Rather Inflammatory Stuff
Peter Kussin: Doctor Strangelove or How I Learned to Love the Poem:
The Uses of Poetry in the Teaching of Physicians

Frank Neelon: Provisions for the Journey: Poems as Sustenance
Danielle Ofri: Injecting Homer into Hippocrates: Using Poetry to Teach Medical Students

3:30- 5:00 pm / Small Group Discussions of Session I
An opportunity to discuss and further examine the topics presented in Poetry for Our Patients and Our Students

5:00 – 7:30 pm / Reception

7:30 – 9:00 pm / The Power & Place of Poetry
An Evening with David Whyte
Reynolds Industries Theater (map), Duke University
Free for conference participants; Open to public ($20.00)

> Saturday, May 22 Program Schedule

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