Changing Cultures...Veterinary Medicine in Literature
Venue: University of Guelph
|Event Date/Time: May 10, 2010||End Date/Time: May 11, 2010|
|Abstract Submission Date: Feb 01, 2010|
Themes within the healing professions
-The human-animal bond
-'First, do no harm'
-Dying, death and grief
-Retaining purpose and joy
The use of fiction, essays and poetry in medicine and the healing professions
-To enhance understanding and empathy in relation to these professions
-In the context of our personal philosophies of writing i.e., 'Why write?'
-With an interest in personal memoirs
-With regard to veterinary science and the experience of being a scientist
-What I read and why