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Why Healthcare Providers Should Think Like Creative Writers

Apr 24, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Smullin Health Education Center
Medford, OR

Jay Baruch will be discussing the importance of story, creativity and creative writing skills as necessary clinical skills.

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Narrative Risks in Clinical Medicine:

Why Healthcare Providers Should Think Like Creative Writers

Jay Baruch - writer, emergency physician, medical educator, and speaker.

Jay Baruch, MD

Author and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Brown University Alpert School of Medicine
Providence, Rhode Island

Dr. Jay Baruch is a writer, emergency physician, medical educator, and speaker.

Fourteen Stories - Doctors, Patients, and Other Strangers by Jay Baruch

Fourteen Stories by Jay Baruch

Fourteen Stories: Doctors, Patients, and Other Strangers, (Kent State University Press, 2007) was his first book of short fiction. What's Left Out , a follow-up collection, is forthcoming from Kent State University Press in 2015.

Dr. Baruch is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School at Brown University, where he serves as Director, Program in Clinical Arts and Humanities and Co-director of the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Scholarly Concentration. His academic work is rooted in interdisciplinary collaborations, including art, design and creative minds at Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design.

He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed the medical ethics fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He was selected to be a Faculty Fellow at the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University. Dr. Baruch is pleased to serve as the medical humanities sub-section chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

This event is sponsored by:

Oregon Humanities Project Asante Foundation


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Alex Krach, RN at 541-789-2900 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, April 24 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Smullin Health Education Center Various Various

Location Details

  • Smullin Health Education Center
    2825 E. Barnett Rd.
    Medford, OR 97504
    Main: 541-789-4148

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