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Health Humanities Grand Rounds

Health Humanities Grand Rounds 2023-2024

  • September 15,  2023 – Leila Ka/Pode Ser, Dancer/Choreographer
  • September 29, 2023 – Patricia Caicedo, Soprano/musicologist, We Are What We Listen To: The impact of music on individual and social health
  • November 10, 2023 – Amanda Chow, Medical Student, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Study and Practice: The Medicine of Music Creation
  • December 8, 2023 – Erin Denney-Koelsch, MD, Associate Professor of Palliative Care, University of Rochester
  • January 12, 2024 – Bronwen McVeigh, MS, Musicology Student, University of Rochester Eastman School of Music
  • February 2, 2024 – Wendy Gonaver, Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics, University of Rochester
  • March 8, 2024 – Will Bynum, MD, Program Director of Family Medicine Residency at Duke University School of Medicine
  • April 12, 2024 – Christine Slobogin, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics, University of Rochester
  • May, 10, 2024 – Sabrina Sayegh, Medical Student, University of Rochester

Past Health Humanities Noon Grand Rounds

Health Humanities Noon Grand Rounds are usually held on the second Friday of each month.
​Below is a list of presentations, some with links to the recording of the presentation.

“Learning From the Past”
Wendy Gonaver, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics, University of Rochester

“Exploring the Influence of Hospital Soundscapes on Wellness”
Bronwen McVeigh, MS, Musicology Student, University of Rochester Eastman School of Music

“Cradle to Grave: Death Rituals Across Ages and US Cultures”
Erin Denney-Koelsch, MD, Associate Professor of Palliative Care, University of Rochester

“Study and Practice: The Medicine of Music Creation”
Amanda Chow, Medical Student, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

"We Are What We Listen To: The impact of music on individual and social health"
Patricia Caicedo, Soprano/musicologist
This seminar is not eligible for CME

“The Aesthetics of Kindness: An Artist Talk & Workshop”
Presented by: Heather Layton, Associate Professor of Art in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Rochester.  Evaluation Form

“Picturing Complexity: Landscape Webs”
Presented by: Sarah Sutton, current exhibition at Penn State University HUB-Robeson Galleries titled “Sticky Mirror”.  Evaluation Form

“Short Stories on Gun Violence & Conversations They Inspire”
Presented by: Rachel Hall, English Professor, SUNY Geneseo. Evaluation Form

“Making Space for Story: Pandemic Narratives of New Mexican LGBTQ+ Older Adults”
Presented by: Allison Ogawa, 4th year Medical Student, University of Rochester. Evaluation Form

“Drawing on and from healthcare”
Presented by: Kriota Willberg, MFA-IA, LMT, a massage therapist, former health science educator, oncology massage educator, occasional anatomical illustrator & cartoonist. Evaluation Form

"The Medium of Madness", Artistic portrayals of 'madness' by those with mental illness.
Presented By: Davy Ran, MSc MPH, artist, writer, and 4th year medical student. Evaluation Form

"Kaionnì:ke Karì:ware: On Wampum and the Paths of Healing",
Presented By:Rohsennase Dalton LaBarge
"Kinetic Light", Alice Sheppard, Founder and Artistic Director of Kinetic Light   HHBE-poster-9-9-22-Kinetic-LIght_1

"The Reel Mind Film Festival"
Ruth Cowing, Co-Founder and Programming Director of the Reel Mind Film Series 
Larry Guttmacher, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry and Health Humanities, one of the founders of the Reel
Mind Film Festival
Sonia Hadchiti, Lebanon. Co-Director of Reel Mind Film Festival

"Exploring the Lived Experiences of Adolescents/Young Adults with Sickle Cell DiseaseExploring the Lived Experiences of Adolescents/Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease"
Sara Peterson, SMD Class of '22

"Unpacking the Willard Suitcases"

"Assessing & Affirming Individual Responses to Music in Therapy Groups"
Presented by Betsey King, PhD, MT-BC
Associate Professor of Music Therapy and Graduate Program Director at Nazareth College

"The Mindful Art Pause"
Presented by Susan Daiss, MA, MDiv, Senior Associate, Health Humanities
Patricia Luck, MBChB(MD), MPhil PallMed, MSc MedHum, Assistant Professor, Health Humanities
Gaelen McCormick, MA, Program Manager, Eastman Performing Arts Medicine

"Creativity, Community & Belonging"
Presented by Sarah Kinard, Creative Wellness Opportunities, Mental Health Association

"Psychiatry's Bridge Art Gallery: An Innovation for Mental Health Turns Ten Years Old"
Presented by Eric Caine, MD; Amanda Lai, BA; and Caroline Nestro, PhD, MS, RN

"Invisible in Life, Invisible in Death: A History of Living and Dying in Three Monroe County Social Welfare Institutions"
Presented by Ryan Thibodeau, PhD, Professor of Psychology at St. John Fisher College

"Wall/Therapy"
Presented by Erich Lehman

"Community Earth Altars"
Presented by Jeanette Jemison (Mohawk, Snipe Clan), program director of the Friends of Ganondagan
For more information, go to Healing Through the Arts and Humanities: Healing Through Earth Altars.

"Building Trust: Environmental Services Employees and Patient Care"
Panelists: Jeff Brooks, Ernest Ellerby, Terri Fields, Barbara Henry and Mannix Scott

"The Road to Abolition in Child Welfare Policy: Historical Views"
Presented by Mical Raz, MD, PhD, MSHP, Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health, Associate Professor of History and Medicine

"Anatomy Remodeled: Historical Anatomical Models Enlivening Modern Dissection" 
Presented by Deborah Yu, Y4 Medical Student, UR SM&D

"A Mind Diseased: Phenomenology of Psychopathology in Shakespeare"
Presented by Matthew Dernbach, Y4 Medical Student, UR SMD

"Overview of Health Insurance and Reform Efforts"
Presented by Samuel Ogie, MBA, Director of Health Sciences Programs, UR Simon School of Business

"In Their Own Words: A Narrative Medicine Approach to the Transgender Transition Memoir"
Presented by ​Allison Shen, Medical Student, SMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"It Takes a Village: A Multidisciplinary Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum for Medical Students"
Presented by Michelle Shankar, Medical Student, SMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Narratives of Pain: Exploring the Medical and Personal Implications of Kerala’s Palliative Care"
Presented by ​Ramya Sampath, Medical Student, SMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Intersections of Art Analysis and Medical Diagnosis"
Presented by Siobhan Conaty, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History, LaSalle University
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Dissecting Anatomy Lab: Anatomical Gift Giving in Medical Education" - Sept 2018
Presented by Kathryn Crofton, Medical Student, School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Underground Medicine: North Vietnam's Wartime Medicine 1946-1975" - May 2018
Presented by William Archibald, Y4 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Socioeconomic Mobility & Healthcare: A Discussion of Current Trends and Healthcare Interventions to Increase Mobility" - March 2018
Presented by Howard Lanney, Y4 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Homeless Voices: Stories from the Streets of New York City" - Feb 2018
Presented by Bethanne Bartscherer, Y2 Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Models for Change: How the World does Health Care" - Jan 2018
Presented by Richard Dees, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Philosophy and Medical Humanities & Bioethics
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Social Justice and Health Care: Some Philosophical Considerations" - Nov 2017
Presented by William FitzPatrick, Ph.D., Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, Department of Philosophy
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Health Policy During the Trump Administration" - Oct 2017
Presented by Theodore M. Brown, Ph.D., Professor of History and Phelps Professor of Public Health & Policy
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Overview of Health Insurance and Reform Efforts" - Sept 2017
Presented by Samuel Ogie, MBA, Director, Health Sciences Programs, Simon School of Business, UR
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Constructing a Curriculum: The Architectural History of the American Medical School" - May 2017
presented by Nicholas Hogan, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student:  A Palliative Care Curriculum Based in Experiential Learning and Self-Reflection" - April 2017
presented by Stephen Miranda, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Exposing the Cadaver:  Dissection Photography, Abjection, and the Identity of the American Medical Student 1876 - 1926" - March 2017
presented by Brandon Zimmerman, Graduate Student, Photographic Preservation and Collections Management, University of Rochester and George Eastman Museum
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Anatomy Remodeled:  Historical Anatomical Models Enlivening Modern Dissection" - Feb 2017
presented by Deborah Yu, Medical Student, URSMD
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Creating a Community Based Advocacy Course" - Dec 2016
presented by Howard Lanney, Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Dead Bodies in Medical Education: A history of the science and art of anatomy from Hippocrates to the Visible Human Project" - Nov 2016
presented by Stephanie Brown Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Director, Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)

"Got Mortality?  Courageous Conversations in a Death-Denying Culture" - Oct 2016
presented by Michael Brennan, FNP, St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Video recording of presentation (URMC login required to view)