The Healing Muse

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The Healing Muse is the annual journal of literary and visual art published by SUNY Upstate Medical University's Center for Bioethics & Humanities. We welcome fiction, poetry, narratives, essays, memoirs and visual art, particularly but not exclusively focusing on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing.

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Dearing Writing Awards Ceremony

April 25, 2018


4:00 – 5:00 pm
Medical Alumni Auditorium
1159 Weiskotten Hall

Come celebrate the writers and hear excerpts from their works!

Student Awards:

  ∼Isaiah Buchanan, MS I – “Risk Factors”
  ∼Natela Dushukyan, CGS Biochemistry – “Returning Home”

 ∼Melanie Hundt, MS IV – “Practicing in the Twilight Zone”

Employee Awards:

DeAnna Gilson, IMT – “Do You Think She Knew?”

Deborah Cloonan, Hematology/Oncology  – “The Rope”

Upcoming 2018 Readings

We will be having readings at:

Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY 
April 21st at 2pm

Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY 
May 10th at 7pm

Ulysses Philomathic Library, Trumansburg, NY 
May 17th at 6 pm

Readings are free and open to the public.

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