an Open Conversation about both Illness and Wellness
A How to Heal luncheon
When: Thurs, April 20, 1-2:00pm
Where: Jordan Medical Education Bldg, 503
This month, guest speakers Dr. Phil Gehrman, (Penn Sleep Center) and Dr. Richard Summers (Co-Director of Residency Training and Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, UPenn) come together to share how their ultimate sense of life and of human flourishing influences how they understand and treat depression.
This series in Medical Humanities is a monthly luncheon seminar that invites students across the healthcare community to engage with veteran practitioners and faculty on concrete, clinical issues that prompt more fundamental questions: what does it mean to heal? how does one measure wellness? how do doctors and nurses determine when their responsibility for making someone well is complete? How is the flourishing of patient and caregiver related — or not?
RSVP to Program Coordinator, Elizabeth Feeney at email@example.com.
Information about past luncheons can be found here.
Dr. Phil Gehrman, Ph.D. Dr. Richard Summers, MD