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UM Bannatyne: Chown Building: Room 315
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Write a Poem (Narrative Medicine Series)
Sponsored by the Gold Humanism Honor Society, the Alan Klass Health Humanities Program and the Office of Educational and Faculty Development
This session will involve writing a very short poem with a choice of formal approaches. Discussion and sharing of work will follow.
- Develop expertise in different genre
- Practice reflective writing
- See how narrative medicine is related to poetry
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.
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 1.0 Mainpro+ credit. ID#190884-020.
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 1.0 hour. 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).