Reminder: Deadline for Registration to Narrative Medicine Workshop (Mainz, Germany, 12-14 January 2018)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (January 12-14, 2018) on “Narrative Medicine” with core faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop is based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, the faculty will engage Read more…

Narrative Medicine (Workshop in Mainz, Germany, 12-14 January 2018)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (January 12-14, 2018) on “Narrative Medicine” with faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop is based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, the faculty will engage participants Read more…

‘Narrative Medicine: Bridging the Gap between Evidence-Based Care and Medical Humanities’ reviewed by Sandra Weems and Paulette Hahn

‘Narrative Medicine: Bridging the Gap between Evidence-Based Care and Medical Humanities’ by Maria Giulia Marini (Springer International, 2016). How can narrative augment the evidence-based knowledge clinicians gather about their patients? Examining some of narrative medicine’s foundational ideologies, Maria Giulia Marini discusses the epistemological value of interdisciplinary connectedness in ‘Narrative Medicine: Bridging Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Narrative Medicine: Bridging the Gap between Evidence-Based Care and Medical Humanities’ by Maria Guilia Marini

We are pleased to offer ‘Narrative Medicine: Bridging the Gap between Evidence-Based Care and Medical Humanities‘ by Maria Guilia Marini  (Springer, 2016) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. This book examines all aspects of narrative medicine and its value in ensuring that, in an age Read more…

Announcing ‘The Journal of Narrative Visions’ – An Electronic Journal of Narrative Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Vision Care

‘The Journal of Narrative Visions’ An Electronic Journal of Narrative Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Vision Care Call for Submissions The Journal of Narrative Visions (JNV) is a newly established online journal that accepts narrative medicine and creative pieces related to ophthalmology, optometry, and vision care. About the Journal The mission of Read more…

Reflections on Narrative Medicine – Maria Giulia Marini (MedicinaNarrativa)

Narrative Medicine in research between singular and plural forms Maria Giulia Marini, Epidemiologist and Counselor at the Fondazione ISTUD MedicinaNarrativa.eu project, Milan, writes: Narrative medicine has become a globally accepted paradigm, placing an emphasis on provid­ing the space and time for greater personalization of care: the basic premise being that Read more…