Explore Medicine’s Creative Side, October 20-22, 2022

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host the 16th annual conference focusing on the links between medicine and the arts.

We feature a refreshing and relaxed atmosphere to take in skill-building workshops and inspiring presentations from the people working to forge that integration. You’ll leave with a new appreciation not only of your art, but of your work (and even your struggles).

Featured Presenter

Thursday, 10/20 at 7:00 pm, 1505 Seamans Center (open to the public)

Madhushree Ghosh, PhD works in oncology diagnostics, and is a social justice activist. Her work has been awarded a Notable Mention in Best American Essays in Food Writing and a Pushcart Prize nomination. Khabaar (Iowa, 2022) is Ghosh’s first book and has been included in reading lists for Ms. Magazine, Brown Girl Bookshelf, Phenomenal Books, and Cold Tea Collective. Ghosh lives in San Diego, California. She can be reached on social media at @writemadhushree.

If you couldn’t make it to 2021’s virtual sessions, get nearly all of them for viewing at home for $25.

About the University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is among the nation’s premier centers for creative writing, and its programs attract writers from all over the world. A dozen Pulitzer Prize-winners, numerous National Book Award recipients, and four recent US Poet Laureates have attended the University of Iowa. The University is home to the International Writing Program, the Nonfiction Writing Program, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, and the Iowa Review. It is also home to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the first creative writing degree program in the United States, and the model for contemporary writing programs.  Iowa City itself is a UNESCO City of Literature.

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