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The 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.

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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.
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Great Hall at Prothro Hall

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