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  • How to JournalNov 28, 201912:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

UM Bannatyne: Chown Building: Room 474, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Address:
753 McDermot Ave., Chown Building, Room 474, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0T6

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How to Journal (Narrative Medicine Series)

Description:

This session will focus on the practice of keeping a journal as part of narrative medicine. The session will be practical, introducing attendees to writing techniques for sustainment of a regular practice with several short writing exercises. Attendees will share some of their responses.

Learning Objectives

  • learn techniques to develop reflective writing habits
  • see how journaling relates to medicine

Sponsored by the Gold Humanism Honor Society, the Alan Klass Health Humanities Program and the Office of Educational and Faculty Development

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Facilitator:  Maurice Mierau

Maurice Mierau’s last book of poems, Autobiographical Fictions, appeared in 2015. His previous book, Detachment: An Adoption Memoir, won the Kobzar Literary Award, as well as the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction. His poetry collections include Fear Not, winner of the ReLit Award in 2009, and Ending with Music, published in 2002. Mierau is founding editor of the Canadian fiction imprint Enfield & Wizenty, and of the online magazine Winnipeg Review. Born in Indiana, he grew up in Nigeria, Manitoba, Jamaica, Kansas and Saskatchewan. He holds an MA in English literature and this spring took a seminar in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University.

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Credits:

This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance. This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 25.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID#190884-009

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 25.0 hours. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME)

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Program Coordinator

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    Karen DePape
    Program Coordinator
    Office of Educational and Faculty Development
    S204 Medical Services Building
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-272-3102
    Fax: 204-272-3169
    Email: Karen.DePape@umanitoba.ca