Unlocking Healing Narratives: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in Health Care

When: February 13, 2024 5:30pm
Portrait of Dr. Koven and the title of the talk: Unlocking Healing Narratives

Join the College of Medicine – Tucson as Dr. Koven explores the impact of storytelling on healing and how we can reclaim the lost art of narrative in modern medicine for the benefit of patients and caregivers.

Suzanne Koven is a physician, author, Harvard Medical School faculty member, and the inaugural Writer in Residence at Massachusetts General Hospital. As a primary care physician, she bridges the worlds of medicine and literature, offering insights into the human experience through compelling essays and articles.

Complimentary refreshments will be provided. All Tucson and surrounding community residents are welcome and invited to attend in person at the Health Sciences Innovation Building or virtually.


  • 5:30 p.m. Registration and reception
  • 6 p.m. Welcome - Dr. Amy Hu
  • 6:05 p.m. Presentation - Dr. Suzanne Koven
  • 6:50 p.m. Q&A | Audience engagement
  • 7:10 p.m. Presentation ends
  • 7:30 p.m. Event ends


Audience: UA Community
Audience size: Large (101-500)


Campus: UAHS


Health Sciences Innovation Building, Forum 1670 E Drachman St.
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

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Virginia Zazueta-Blackman College of Medicine – Tucson

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Virginia Zazueta-Blackman