Why I Write: How Reflection and Self-Expression Make Me a Better Caregiver

Wed. March 16, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

UVa McLeod Hall Auditorium

202 Jeanette Lancaster Way, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Hosted by: UVa School of Nursing, UVA School of Medicine, and Hospital Drive magazine


Bestselling author and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown (The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives) discusses her work as a registered nurse and writer. She makes the case that writing has value for health care professionals beyond simply words on the page.

Why should I attend?

“If you want to understand how modern medicine ticks, fasten your seat belt and spend a day in the hospital with Theresa Brown on The Shift,” says Danielle Ofri, M.D. If you want to learn how writing can make modern medicine better, spend an hour with Theresa Brown on March 16.

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