October, 2017: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Story Slam keynote speaker
October, 2017: Moderator, Breakfast With the Authors at Concord Festival of Authors featuring Julia Glass, Andrew Krivak, and Alice Hoffman
May, 2017: “What is Empathy and How Do We Teach It?” Panel discussion featuring Leslie Jamison, Inaugural Marmor Visiting Artist, Harvard Medical School
March, 2017: Women In Medicine Celebration, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
January, 2017: Yale Medical Grand Rounds, “Reading Kafka in the Hospital Cafeteria”
January, 2017: MGH Psychiatry Grand Rounds, “Should Mental Health Be a Primary Care Doctor’s Job”
October, 2016: Moderator, Breakfast With the Authors at Concord Festival of Authors featuring Margot Livesey, Dawn Tripp, and Jim Shepard
September, 2016: Reading Roundtable at Porter Square Books, with Ethan Rutherford, sponsored by Post Road Magazine.
September, 2016: Medical Storytelling panel and workshop at Hubweek with Dr.Annie Brewster of Healthstory Collaborative.
July, 2016: Inaugural Narrative Symposium at the New England Journal of Medicine with Perri Klass, Danielle Ofri, Fitzhugh Mullan, Brendan Reilly, Lisa Rosenbaum, Ranjana Srivastava, and Sandeep Jauhar.
June, 2016: Debut Narrative Medicine Program at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health with Rob Spillman and Dani Shapiro.
May, 2016: Post-performance discussion of “In the Body of the World” by Eve Ensler at the A.R.T.
May, 2016: Public interview with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi author of When Breath Becomes Air, at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
April, 2016: Narrative Medicine Symposium keynote and workshop at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
March, 2016: Morning Prayers at Harvard Memorial Church.
January, 2016: Panel discussion, “Narrating Medicine,” with WBUR’s Commonhealth Blog.
November, 2016: Reading and Panel: ”Writing About Health, Medicine, and the Body,” at Forbes Library, Northampton, MA.
October, 2015: Post-performance discussion of illness and art at the A.R.T.’s Oberon stage.
October, 2015: Moderator, Breakfast With The Authors” at the Concord Festival of Authors featuring Michael Downing, Holly LeCraw, and Anita Diamant.
October, 2015: Panel discussion: “When Doctors Report The News” With Carey Goldberg and Mallika Marshall.
May, 2015: Lecture “Living to Tell the Tale: The Art of the Medical Memoir” at the Paul S. Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation,
April, 2015, Workshop and panel at Harvard Lit Fest with Meghan O’Rourke and Rafael Campo.
October, 2014: Moderator, Breakfast With The Authors at Concord Festival of Authors featuring Sarah Payne Stuart, Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop and Bob Ryan.
April, 2014: Conversation with Leslie Jamison about The Empathy Exams at Brookline Booksmith.
April 2014: “The Physician As Writer” Reading and discussion at Harvard Medical School.
April, 2014: Malden Reads panel on health disparities and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.