December, 2022: Interns’ and Residents’ Book Club, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
November, 2022: MGH Post-Baccalaureate Association Speakers Series
November, 2022: Association of Women Surgeons, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
November, 2022: GP Training Programme Directors’ Meeting, Wales, UK
October 2022: Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
October 2022: Concord Festival of Authors Breakfast with the Authors featuring Steve Almond, Rachel Barenbaum, and Lan Samantha Chang
September 2022: Women in Science Portland
September 2022: Doctors on Social Media
August 2022: Speaker, Women in Healthcare Event (virtual), South Africa
June 2022: Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard Medical School
June 2022: dotMD, Galway, Ireland
May 2022: Massachusetts ACP, Early Career Physicians Council Book Club
May 2022: University of Pennsylvania Neurology Book Club
May 2022: Boston Children’s Emergency Medicine Book Club
May, 2022: Interview with Meghan O’Rourke, author of The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness
May 2022: Interview with Haider Warraich, author of The Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain
April 2022, Interview with Sara Peskin Manning, author of A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain at Harvard Bookstore
April, 2022: Narrative workshop, Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology
March, 2022: Narrative workshop, Health, Humanities, and Society, Northeastern University
March, 2022: Hadassah narrative workshop
March, 2022 #ThisIsOurShot/VacunateYa All Coalition Keynote
March, 2022 Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
March, 2022: Sweet Thursdays Virtual Book Discussion Lafayette Library, Lafayette, CA
March, 2022: Medical Grand Rounds, University of Virginia/ Virginia Festival of the Book
March, 2022: Johns Hopkins Women’s Leadership Conference
February, 2022 American College of Cardiology Women in Medicine Book Club
December, 2021: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Psychiatry Grand Rounds
November, 2021: Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association Annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference, Micro-Keynote Speaker
November, 2021: Medical Grand Rounds, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge MA
October, 2021: Book discussion at Countway Library, Harvard Medical School
October, 2021: Concord Festival of Authors with Dani Shapiro
October, 2021: National Orientation Directors’ Association, Featured Author
October, 2021: AMWA-UC Berkeley Pre-Med Symposium, Keynote Speaker
October, 2021 Longwood Authors Series, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School
Oct 2021: Book discussion Hadassah National Physicians’ Council
Sept 2021: Women’s Heart Health Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Book Discussion
Sept 2021: Conversations with Caregivers, Dementia Care Collaborative, Massachusetts General Hospital
Sept 2021: Cornell-Weill Women in Medicine Book Discussion
Sept 2021: Book discussion with MGH women in medicine
Sept 2021: MGH Women in Oncology Book Club
Sept 2021: Medical Grand Rounds, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
July 2021: Long Island Library Resources Council, Bellport NY with Roxana Robinson Broadcast on C-SPAN
June/July 2021: Narrative workshops at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
June 2021, The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY with Anita Diamant moderated by Dr. Perri Klass
May 2021: Letter to a Young Female Physician,” 18th Annual Miller Lecture, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD
May 2021: Book discussion, Women in Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison
May 2021: Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge MA with Meg Wolitzer
May 2021: Hingham Public Library, Hingham MA with Gish Jen
May 2021: ET Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg PA with Christopher Castellani
May 2021: Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation at MGH with Janice P. Nimura
May 2021: Yale Club of New York City
May 2021: Magic City Books, Tulsa OK with Dr. John Schumann
May 2021: WIM Women in Medicine Lecture Series
May 2021: The Music Hall, Portsmouth NH, Innovation + Leadership Series with Andrew Solomon
May 2021: Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson AZ With Emily Rapp Black
May 2021: Boston Book Lab
June 2020: Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry, Cleveland Heights OH
April, 2020: Second Annual “Poetry at Work” at Massachusetts General Hospital in honor of National Poetry Month. Watch here.
December, 2019: Medical Grand Rounds, Johns Hopkins Bayview
October, 2019: Medical Grand Rounds, University of Virginia
October, 2019: Inaugural Media and Medicine: How to Tell Stories that Make a Difference, graduate certificate course at Harvard Medical School co-directed with Dr. Neal Baer and welcoming clinicians, journalists, and activists from around the world
September, 2019: Interview with Dr. Louise Aronson, author of Elderhood: Redefining Aging,Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life, at Paul S. Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital
September, 2019: Interview with Dr. Matt McCarthy, author of Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic, at Paul S. Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital
April, 2019: “Poetry at Work” at Massachusetts General Hospital in honor of National Poetry Month. Watch here.
January, 2019: A conversation with Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love at Brookline Booksmith
October, 2018: “Conversations on Medicine and the Arts: Cases and Stories” at Countway Medical Library
June, 2018: Interview with Daniela Lamas, author of You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor’s Stories of Life, Death, And In Between at Newtonville Books.
January, 2018: Nathan Sidel Lecture on the Art and Science of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
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.