11th Hippocrates Conference on Poetry and Medicine and Hippocrates Awards, Oviedo, Spain - 15th May 2020

The 11th annual international conference on poetry and medicine is being held as a partnership between the Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine and the University of Oviedo.

The conference will be eligible for 6 hours of credits for Continuing Medical Education.



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The 2020 international symposium on poetry and medicine will include lectures, round table discussions and poetry readings. 

There will be talks, discussion panel and poster sessions on literary perspectives, historical and contemporary themes, illness and poetry, poetry as therapy, poetry in the education of health professionals, and poetry as an aid to health professionals. 

See the links below for examples of topics discussed at previous conference:

Literary perspectives

Poetry and health

Poetry in the education of health professionals


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