Monday, April 19, 2010

SIU brings MD, novelist, playwright to conference

SIU School of Medicine event Friday June 25, 2010

to feature Stephen Bergman, MD, Doctor, Novelist, Playwright

Staying Human in Medicine: From “The House of God” to “The Spirit of the Place”

Samuel Shem, pen-name of Stephen Bergman, is a doctor, novelist, playwright and activist. A Rhodes scholar, he is a graduate of Harvard College Phi Beta Kappa, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and his Ph.D. in Physiology from Oxford University. He was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School for three decades.

The CME event will be a blend of medical humanities and clinical updates.

(It is good to see the intersections of arts and medicine featured at SIU.)

We invite you to check out the full program here:

See program pdf