A Presentation by Dr. Susan Nathan & Emily Garner 

To See and Be Seen 

In this interactive discussion, Dr. Susan Nathan & Emily Garner, the Campus and Public Programs Manager at the List Center, will share innovative practices, including the My Life, My Story program at VA Boston, where veteran first person life story narratives are collected by students and integrated into the health care, and diverse arts programs at MIT.  Panelists will explore how we got here and where we are going.

Susan Nathan, MD is a Geriatrician and Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician at VA Boston Healthcare System.  She is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct Instructor in Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.  She is the site director for the My Life, My Story Project at VA Boston. She is interested in the role of patient story in healthcare as well as education around serious illness communication.

Emily Garner is the Campus and Public Programs Coordinator at MIT List Visual Arts Center, overseeing MIT Campus Engagement, and programmatic engagement with the public art collections and exhibition program. Additionally, Garner oversees interpretive strategies, visitor experience and additional public programs related to contemporary arts on behalf of the List Visual Arts Center. Garner has held previous positions as Manager of Museum Guide and Public Programs at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, Education Associate at Fuller Craft Museum, and Exhibitions Manager at Huret and Spector Gallery, Emerson University. She received her BA in Art History from Michigan State University in 2002 and her Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University in 2007.

As usual, the talk is free

Door 6:00PM / Talk 6:30PM

May 22, 2019 

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