Appearances

Louise Aronson gives talks and workshops on a broad range of topics for literary, medical and general public audiences. Her talks are recognized equally for their content and for the engaging style in which they are delivered. She also gives readings from her book and offers workshops on storytelling, public medical communication, creative and reflective writing. She eagerly joins book groups to engage in lively discussions on her book, literature, medicine, or the intersection of these topics (download Readers’ Guide).

Upcoming appearances

March 30-31, 2017 - San Antonio, TX
University of Texas, San Antonio
Brackenridge visiting scholar


May 19, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah School of Medicine Graduation
Commencement address


May 24, 2017 - Boston, MA
Harvard Medical School
Graduation eve lecture


June 7, 2017 - Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska
Bud Shaw lecture


November 13, 2016 - Seattle WA
Association of American Medical Colleges
Jordan J. Cohen lecture


October 22, 2016 - Chicago, IL
Chronic Pain Consortium
Keynote


October 21, 2016 - Boston, MA
Harvard Medical School
HMSLXX: 70 Years of Women at HMS


October 15, 2016 - San Francisco, CA
Litcrawl - The Nocturnists
Reading


September 17, 2016 - Portland, OR
Northwest Narrative Medicine Conference
Keynote


Past Appearances

January 23, 2013 – Oakland, CA
A Great Good Place for Books READING + LAUNCH PARTY
6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland


January 24, 2013 – San Francisco, CA
City Lights Books READING + LAUNCH PARTY
261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco


January 27, 2013 – Corte Madera, CA
Book Passage READING
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera


January 29, 2013 - San Francisco, CA
S.F. General Hospital Department of Pediatrics - 8:00AM READING
1001 Potrero Ave, Building 30, Room 3208, San Francisco


January 29, 2013 –Petaluma, CA
Copperfield’s READING
140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma


January 30, 2013 – San Francisco, CA
UCSF Division of Geriatrics READING
Third Floor, Laurel Heights campus


January 31, 2013 - Menlo Park, CA
Kepler's Books - READING
READING 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park


February 5, 2013 - Lansing, MI
Radio Interview
1320 WILS Radio


February 6, 2013 – New York, NY
Columbia University READING
446 P & S Building, 630 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York


February 7, 2013 – New York, NY
Cornell University
8:30A Reflection in Medical Education; noon-READING 525 East 68th Street, 11th floor


February 13, 2013 – La Jolla, CA
University of California, San Diego
Public Medical Communication 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla


March 14, 2013 - radio
Radio Interview
Senior Voice of America http://www.newstalkflorida.com/1470-talks-2/


April 5, 2013 - Portland, OR
Powell's Books
READING 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland


April 16, 2013 - Portland, OR
OHSU - noon
Storytelling That Moves People: Narrative Advocacy to Improve Health and Health Care DCH Auditorium, Vey Conference Center


April 16, 2013 - Portland, OR
Portland Art Museum
Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland


April 20, 2013 - Davis, CA
UC Davis Medical Humanities Symposium
Reading and Keynote


April 22, 2013 - Seattle, WA
Elliott Bay Books
READING 1521 10th Ave Seattle


April 24 - 25, 2013 – Denver, CO
Society for General Internal Medicine
4/24 1:30 Narrative Advocacy workshop, 4/25 3:30 Art & Craft of the Op-Ed


April 25, 2013 - Denver, CO
Tattered Cover
READING 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver


April 26, 2013 - Houston, TX
Millennial Medicine Conference
Public Medical Communication, Rice University


April 27, 2013 - Houston, TX
Brazos Bookstore - 2PM
READING 2421 Bissonnet St Houston


May 1, 2013 - Dallas, TX
University of Texas, Southwestern
8AM Public Medical Communication; noon - Reflection in Medical Education; 4:30 Telling the Stories of Patients & Doctors


May 3, 2013 – Grapevine, TX
American Geriatrics Society
5/2 7:30P Public Medical Communication for Geriatrics; 5/3 7:30A Geriatrics Advocacy workshop


May 9, 2013 - Sausalito, CA
Why There Are Words
READING 333 Caledonia St., Sausalito


May 15, 2013 - Radio
KQED's Forum
In conversation with Michael Krasny http://www.kqed.org/radio/programs/forum/


May 29, 2013 - San Rafael, CA
Smith Ranch Homes
READING & Talk; 400 Deer Valley Road


June 18, 2013 - San Francisco, CA
San Francisco General Hospital
READING and discussion Carr auditorium


June 19, 2013 – San Francisco, CA
Bechtel Lecture
Advocating for the Elderly: Telling Stories to Improve Health and Health Care 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco


June 28, 2013 - Sacramento, CA
Stories on Stage Sacramento
Performance of a story from the collection; Sacramento Poetry Center 1719 25th Street


August 22, 2013 - Oakland, CA
Kaiser Oakland Grand Rounds
READING and discussion


September 26, 2013 - Palo Alto, CA
Stanford University School of Medicine - 5:30PM
Pegassus Writers READING


October 7, 2013 - Long Island, NY
Hofstra Medical School
Faculty Development


October 8-9, 2013 - Durham, NC
Duke University
READING and Grand Rounds


October 10, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University - noon
Medical Humanities Grand Rounds


October 10, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA
College of Physicians of Philadelphia - 6:30PM
Keynote and READING


October 11, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania
Public Medical Communication


October 22, 2013 - San Diego, CA
Reynolds Annual Conference
Plenary


November 2, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA
American Association of Medical Colleges
Plenary: Using Storytelling to Create Change


November 15, 2013 - San Antonio, TX
Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT Health Science Center Sam Antonio
Guest faculty


December 5, 2013 - Emeryville, CA
National Association of Geriatric Care Managers chapter
Reading and presentation


November 16. 2013 - San Antonio, TX
American College of Physicians, South Texas Chapter
Keynote and READING


January 15. 2014 - via Twitter
The Intima Journal of Narrative Medicine
Twitter chat 4pm PST/ 7pm EST


January 24, 2014 - Carmel, CA
Western Respiratory Club
Keynote


January 30, 2014 - New Haven, CT
Yale University
Writers Workshop Medical Grand Rounds


Feburary 8, 2014 - Berkeley, CA
Berkeley Public Library
Author Dinner


March 8, 2014 - Walnut Creek, CA
Walnut Creek Library Gala
Authors Under the Stars


March 10, 2014 - Houston, TX
University of Texas, Houston
AOA National Honor Medical Society lecture


March 11, 2014 - Houston, TX
McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics
Grand Rounds


March 14, 2014 - San Diego, CA
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Plenary


April 10-12, 2014 - Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa
Examined Life Conference keynote


May 1, 2014 - Columbus, OH
Ohio State University
Evelyn Pintz Memorial Grand Rounds


May 9, 2014 - Norfolk, VA
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony


June 20, 2014 - Ashland, OR
NPR radio interview
Jefferson Public Radio


June 20, 2014 - Medford, OR
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Reading and presentation


September 5, 2014 - Palo Alto, CA
Stanford Med X
PMC presentaion


November 12-15, 2014 - Ft Lauderdale FL
American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Plenary


December 3, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA
Hartford Change AGEnts Conference
Writing Workshop


December 4, 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
Trinity College
Geriatrics Club


December 5, 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
Dotmed conference
Keynote


January 6, 2015 - San Francisco, CA
California Pacific Medical Center
Grand Rounds


February 7, 2015 - Berkeley, CA
Berkeley Public Library
Authors' Gala


February 25, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Pre-conference workshop


March 3, 2015 - New York, NY
New York Humanities Institute
3 Doctor Writers: Stories in Medicine


March 4, 2015 - New York, NY
New York University
Grand Rounds, Workshops


March 5, 2015 - New York, NY
Icahn School of Medicine
Grand Rounds, Reading, Workshop


March 21, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
Renal Physicians Association
Keynote


March 22, 2015 - Lexington, KY
American Medical Directors Association
Keynote


March 27, 2015 - San Jose, CA
Compassion in Care Conference
Keynote


April 22, 2015 - San Mateo, CA
Mills Peninsula Hospital
Grand Rounds


May 7, 2015 - Sonoma, CA
Sonoma Valley Hospital
Keynote Aging Series


May 16, 2015 - National Harbor, MD
American Geriatrics Society
Messaging Geriatrics


July 14, 2015 - Chicago, IL
Change AGEnts Conference
Storytelling to improve health and health care


July 15, 2015 - Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic
Grand Rounds, workshop


July 23, 2015 - Portland, OR
American Association of Medical Society Executives
Keynote


March 12, 2016 - Sonoma, CA
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn
Keynote: Stories as Medicine, Medicine as Stories


March 18, 2016 - Wake Forest, NC
Reimagining Aging Conference
Keynote: What We Talk About When We Talk About Old Age (and How Stories Can Help Us Reimagine Aging).


April 16, 2016 - San Francisco, CA
Family Medicine Forum
Keynote: Creating Change Through Stories


May 2, 2016 - Chicago, IL
Gold Foundation Institute
Symposium


May 18, 2016 - Worcester, MA
Worcester Medical Society Annual Meeting
Keynote


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