Narrative Medicine in Denmark
How can literary texts and methods improve the education of physicians and health care professionals?
One-day seminar on the potential of narrative medicine – and medical humanities – in Denmark and elsewhere. Keynote lecture by professor Rita Charon from Columbia University and lectures by Danish professors from both Odense and Copenhagen.
Professor Anne-Marie Mai (SDU, Literature) and Assistant Professor Anders Juhl Rasmussen (SDU, Narrative medicine)
An overview of research and teaching in narrative medicine at SDU.
Professor Rita Charon (Columbia University, Medicine)
In which way and to what extent is narrative medicine an inter disciplinary practice? How has the field been consolidated at Columbia, and what are the potentials of collaboration with SDU?
Professor Helle Ploug Hansen (SDU, Health Care)
In which way can research in creative writing workshops for people with chronic illnesses be implemented in courses in narrative medicine?
Professor Kaare Christensen (SDU, Medicine)
How can research in health, treatment and quality of life in elderly people be implemented in courses in narrative medicine, and vice versa?
Professor Michael Kjær (University of Copenhagen, Medicine)
What are the advantages and challenges of introducing an elective course on aesthetic narratives and ethics in postgraduate medical education at University of Copenhagen?
Panel - Participants: Rita Charon, Anne-Marie Mai, Professor Jens Søndergaard (SDU, Medicine), Astrid Næraa and Kristian Hald (SDU, Medical students)
How can the collaboration between the medical faculty, the university hospital and the faculty of humanities be improved at SDU? Which current ideals in health care like “patient involvement”, “empowerment” and “health literacy” can narrative medicine help realize? What are the short and long term perspectives of narrative medicine in Denmark?
Participation by enrolment only. Please register your interest in attending the seminar no later than august 12, 2019 by using the link: https://tilmeld.events/NarrativeMedicine
Participation in the seminar is free of charge.
Sponsored by the project Human Health "Narrative Medicine"