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The Poetry of Pediatrics

Posted by on February 7th, 2023 Posted in: Uncategorized

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What does poetry have to do with medical education and practice?  Come find out!  NNLM Region 1 is delighted to host Dr. Irène Mathieu, poet and Assistant Director of Health Humanities at the University of Virginia Center for Health Humanities and Ethics for The Poetry of Pediatrics: Health Humanities in Practice Wednesday, February 15, 2023. 2:00-3:00 PM ET.  Dr. Mathieu will discuss how she integrates medicine and poetry in her work with pediatric residents.  We hope you can join us! You can register here.

Dr. Mathieu reads her poem “wish you were here” in the August 13, 2021 issue of Four Way Review.  For more information on her writing and books, check out her website.  For more information on Dr. Mathieu’s research and medical practice, see her profile on UVA Health.

For more information on health humanities and on roles of librarians, take a look at the resources below.

Smydra, R., May, M., Taranikanti, V. et al. Integration of Arts and Humanities in Medical Education: a Narrative Review. J Canc Educ 37, 1267–1274 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-021-02058-3

Mi M, Wu L, Zhang Y, Wu W. Integration of arts and humanities in medicine to develop well-rounded physicians: the roles of health sciences librarians. J Med Libr Assoc. 2022 Apr 1;110(2):247-252. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2022.1368. PMID: 35440898; PMCID: PMC9014948.

Sumathyuthee Kamalakannan, Irène P. Mathieu; Organic Food: Nutritional and Environmental Considerations. Pediatr Rev June 2021; 42 (6): 345–347. https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2020-002980

“Podcast with Riva Lehrer, Author of Golem Girl: A Memoir.” Medical Humanities Blog, 4 March 2022, https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2022/03/04/podcast-with-riva-lehrer-author-of-golem-girl-a-memoir.

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Faith Steele, MLS, is the Outreach and Education Librarian for Region 1 for the Network of the National Library of Medicine at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She connects libraries to community health partners and provides training and funding to help communities access quality health information

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