Pursuit of Life: How Literature Enhances Healthcare
The Pursuit of Life: How Literature Enhances Healthcare
Faculty, healthcare professionals, students, and clergy are invited to attend Pursuit of Life: How Great Literature Enhances Healthcare. This symposium highlights the latest in academic palliative care research, teaching, and practice with a focus on the intersection of healthcare and the humanities.
Schedule of Events:
8:00 AM - 9:00 Reading Clinicians: Reading Patients
Grand Rounds at Baylor University Medical Center | 17 Roberts, Davis Auditorium
(In-Person or Online)
Dr. Kathryn Kirkland speaks to Baylor Scott and White team members about the intersection of palliative care and the humanities.
12:00 PM - 1:30 SMU Luncheon
at SMU's Prothro Great Hall | Pre-Registration Required
Engage nationally renowned physician Kathy Kirkland in a lunchtime workshop illustrating how poetry enhances the lives of patients and healthcare personnel alike. Listen to SMU doctoral student Lindsey Johnson Edwards reflect on a lifetime of experiences as a patient.
Learn as well about the trailblazing new book, The Pursuit of Life: The Promise and Challenge of Palliative Care, edited by Robert Fine and Jack Levison, with SMU doctoral candidate Kelsey Spinnato.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Kirkland
SMU Perkins School of Theology
SMU Cary M. Maguire Ethics Center
SMU DCII Scott Hawkins Fund
SMU Graduate Program in Religious Studies
Perkins Office of External Programs
Baylor Scott and White Supportive and Palliative Care