Humanities in Medicine Symposium

Presented by the

EVMS Gold Humanism Honor Society

Saturday, October 19, 2013

EVMS Lester Hall
651 Colley Ave.

  Join the students of Eastern Virginia Medical School for the first in what will
become an annual exploration of the humanities, ethics and medicine.

Featuring keynote speakers

Jacek Mostwin, MD
Urologist at Johns Hopkins University and a photographer
whose images examine the human condition.
He will give the Thomas R. Pellegrino, MD, Endowed Lecture.
(The Thomas R. Pellegrino, MD Endowed Lectureship is given by the Rashti Family and EVMS Faculty.)

 William Hennessey
Director of the Chrysler Museum of Art
"Diagnostic Art History: Looking at Patients and Paintings"

 Also, enjoy art from local youth and performances courtesy of
Tidewater Arts Outreach

Special thanks to our sponsors:
Sedona Fund and the Thomas R. Pellegrino, MD Memorial Fund

 Symposium Schedule

9:00 am

Welcome and Breakfast


9:30 am

Jane Pellegrino
"Humanities in Medicine at EVMS: A Family Perspective"


10 am

Edward "Jack" Sommers, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
Old Dominion University
"Medicine and Humanities: A New Strategy for Integration"


10:30 am

MaryAnn Toboz
Tidewater Arts Outreach

DD Delaney
Dan Pellegrino


11:40 am

Sarah Deaver, PhD
Professor, Art Therapy & Counseling


11:45 am

Lunch and art showcase
Lester Hall 104
Music by Ford Combs


1 pm

Thomas R. Pellegrino, MD Endowed Lecture
Jacek Mostwin, MD 


2 pm

Keynote address
William Hennessey