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January 27, 2017

Posthumous Portraiture Exhibit at the Folk Art Museum

By Gabriel Redel-Traub There is something eerie about walking into the Folk Art Museum's posthumous portraiture exhibit. The last line of the introductory panel to the exhibit reads: "We cannot help but hear them whisper 'remember me.'" This sentiment rings true. The exhibit is split into three rooms and filled […]
January 27, 2017

Join Us for a Conversation With Samuel Shem

October 6, 2016

The Art of Memory: A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review

The Division of Medical Humanities presents: The Art of Memory: A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 6pm NYU Langone Medical Center, Alumni Hall B Auditorium More information: info@BLReview.org | 212-263-3973 | www.BLReview.org The BLR is a journal of humanity and […]
July 26, 2016

Learning Empathy through Chekhov

Guy Glass, MD, MFA, Clinical Assistant Professor Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics Stony Brook School of Medicine I am a psychiatrist who writes plays and has several professional productions and published plays to my credit. Having recently earned an MFA in theater from Stony Brook University, I […]
July 20, 2016

Richard Selzer and Ten Terrific Tales

Richard Selzer and Ten Terrific Tales by Tony Miksanek, MD Family Physician and Author, Raining Stethoscopes If there were a Medical Humanities Hall of Fame, physician-writer Richard Selzer (1928-2016) would be a first-ballot selection. And likely by a unanimous vote. The diminutive doctor had a very large presence in the […]
May 5, 2016

Rx: Literature | A Reading to Celebrate Bellevue Literary Review's 30th Issue

PLEASE JOIN US Monday, May 16th | 6pm Bellevue Hospital, 462 First Avenue at 28th St. - Chapel Hall Our readers: Sonni Aun had the great fortune of growing up all over the world and is now a painter and writer in New York City. She holds a BA in […]
April 5, 2016

States of Grace: From Doctor to Patient and Back Again

Katie Grogan, DMH, MA and Tamara Prevatt, MA, Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine, NYU School of Medicine           Dr. Grace Dammann at States of Grace film screening and talkback, NYULMC     Before the accident, Dr. Grace Dammann was a caregiver through and through, in […]
March 29, 2016

NYU Center for Humanities Event Imagining Illness: Pulitzer Prize Winners on Truth and Fact in Narrative David Oshinsky and Paul Harding

By J. Russell Teagarden On a recent winter's evening, Pulitzer Prize winners David Oshinsky and Paul Harding appeared together at the NYU Center for Humanities in an event cosponsored by the NYU Division of Medical Humanities and the Bellevue Literary Press. Erika Goldman, the publisher and editorial director of the […]
March 23, 2016

Cortney Davis - When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images

NYU Langone Medical Center welcomed author/painter Cortney Davis to the Smilow gallery for the opening of "When the Nurse Becomes a Patient." Laura Ferguson's interview with Ms. Davis appears here. Exhibition presented at the NYU Langone Medical Center Art Gallery by the Art Program and Collection. Photo: Art Program and […]
March 2, 2016

The Patient Experience Book Club at NYU Langone Medical Center

When an AP reporter called to tell Erika Goldman, publisher of The Bellevue Literary Press, that its novel, Tinkers, by Paul Harding, won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, "it was akin to receiving a blow to the head," she said. "It was concussive." For the first time since 1981, […]

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