Tuesday, November 13, 2018~Diagnosis: Literature, in collaboration with The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, with Dr. Rana Awdish, Sands Hall, Judith Hannan, Dr. Danielle Ofri, and Akhil Sharma
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation
CEO Rich Levin uses his Shakespeare Scholar skills to introduce The Gold Foundation and its essential mission of keeping medicine human.
#LiteraryCocktails All Around
Rana Awdish, MD
Rana's In Shock, an account of her time as a critically ill patient, reminds medical professionals to consider their patients emotions and their own mental health as they practice.
Sands's Flunk. Start. recalls her decade lost to Scientology.
Judith reads from Motherhood Exaggerated, an account of mothering her young daughter as she battles cancer.
Danielle Ofri, MD
Danielle's What Patients Say; What Doctors Hear concerns doctor/patient communication, a topic she writes and speaks about often and with intelligence and great insight.
Akhil reads from Family Life, a novel strongly referencing his own family history. He noted how his mother always appreciated the medical professionals that cared for his brother.
Robin Politan at Open Mic
Robin reads from a short story about a young mother and her missing child. Or does her mother know where she is?
Sofia Landon Geier at Open Mic
Sofia presents an excerpt from Oakley Hall III's Jarry & Me, an inventive "autobiography" of French surrealist Alfred Jarry. Oakley is Sands's late brother, a playwright and author; Sofia performed with his theater company.