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Healer's Journey

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Quarterly welcomes submissions for Healer's Journey. Our guidelines: Manuscripts can be no longer than 1,000 words. Subject matter should relate to any aspect of working, studying or living at the School of Medicine and Public Health or in the medical field generally. Submissions are subject to editing. Photographs must be high-resolution.

Send submissions to: quarterly@med.wisc.edu or Quarterly, HSLC Room 4293, Madison, WI 53705.

Healer’s Journey showcases writing, photography and other expressive works by members of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health extended family that reflect personal experiences in our world of healing. Our hope is that showcasing thoughtful written and visual pieces will allow more humanity into our busy lives.

 

Current Healer's Journey

 

Healer's Journey: Doctor, Patient, Author - Kristin Seaborg, MD '01

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As a teen, Kristin Seaborg, MD ’01, had the world at her fingertips—a loving family, happiness and security, early admission to medical school—until the frightening diagnosis of epilepsy threatened to destroy both her career path an...
9/14/2016 | Healer's Journey: Doctor, Patient, Author - Kristin Seaborg, MD '01

'My Life, My Story' Serves Veterans and Their Providers

The My Life, My Story Program at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans (VA) Hospital captures the life stories of veterans. Participation is voluntary, and participants get a great family keepsake while letting their health care providers learn ...
6/10/2016 | 'My Life, My Story' Serves Veterans and Their Providers

Healer's Journey: Fostering Medical Student Conversations About Poverty

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While a small number of medical students grew up poor and some have worked with low-income people, many have no experience with poverty. How can a medical school help students understand and empathize with patients who live in poverty? At the Un...
3/16/2016 | Healer's Journey: Fostering Medical Student Conversations About Poverty

Healer's Journey - Catharsis: An Exploration of Art, Disease and Healing

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Editor's note: Erin Aubrey is a textile and apparel design student in the University of Wisconsin School of Human Ecology. She wanted to display her gowns and story in a health care setting to facilitate discussion on the intersections between diseas...
10/09/2015 | Healer's Journey - Catharsis: An Exploration of Art, Disease and Healing

Healer's Journey - Challenging the Norm, Fostering Ethics

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University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) student David Staudt received first place, and runner up Anna Mirer received recognition for submissions to the second-annual Dr. Norman Fost Award for the Best Medical Student Bioet...
6/05/2015 | Healer's Journey - Challenging the Norm, Fostering Ethics

 

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Healer's Journey

Last updated: 01/20/2016
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