Rana Awdish, MD, is a pulmonary and critical care physician serving as the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital. She also serves as the Medical Director of Care Experience for Henry Ford’s Health System, where she has integrated compassionate communication strategies and Narrative Medicine practice into the curriculum. She is the author of In Shock, a critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir based on her own critical illness. Her talk will include time for audience questions, and there will be a reception immediately following.
Reception to follow.
This talk is co-sponsored by the Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine at Notre Dame and Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine.
Virtues & Vocations is a national forum housed at the Center for Social Concerns at Notre Dame for scholars and practitioners across disciplines to consider how best to cultivate character in pre-professional and professional education.