Dr. Rita Charon, an influential physician who founded the trailblazing narrative medicine program at Columbia University, spoke at this year’s S. Amjad Hussain Visiting Lecture in Medical Humanities.

The S. Amjad Hussain Visiting Lecture in the History of Medicine and Surgery was created in honor of Hussain, professor emeritus of cardiovascular surgery and humanities, a former member of the University of Toledo Board of Trustees and columnist for The Blade.

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