When medical school meets creative writing class
Writing mentor Todd Robinson, center, meets with Dr. Amol Patil, left, a pulmonologist, and Andrew Jameton, an ethicist and philosopher, during one of their sessions in the Seven Doctors Project at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Robinson is a creative writing instructor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am
First-year medical student Steven Dondinger wants to be a doctor, but he knows that his future holds something more — writing and publishing poetry.
Amanda Swanson was a creative writing English major as an undergraduate, but medical school has made huge demands on her time, to the detriment of her writing. She hoped to learn how to balance being both a physician and a writer.
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