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The Nocturnists: The Power of the Voice

When: Thursday, November 17, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online
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Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


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In this presentation, Dr. Silverman will share the origin story of her medical storytelling organization, The Nocturnists, and discuss the power of storytelling to transform ourselves, each other, and medical culture.

Emily Silverman, MD
Assistant Volunteer Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Creator and host, The Nocturnists podcast

Emily Silverman, MD is an internal medicine physician at UCSF and creator/host of The Nocturnists, an independent medical storytelling organization that has uplifted the voices of 350+ clinicians through its sold-out live performances and award-winning podcast. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, JAMA, CHEST, and more. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, daughter, and many plants.

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