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'Attending Others: A Doctor’s Education in Bodies and Words'

Monday, 20 March, 2017

Brian Volck, M.D., will read from his recent memoir, Attending Others, and offer reflections on the practice of medicine at 4 p.m. Monday, March 20, in Auditorium C of the Learning Resources Center. This event is hosted by the SLU Literature and Medicine program.

Volck received both his undergraduate degree in English literature and his M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He has provided pediatric care at an Indian Health Service hospital on the Navajo Reservation, at an inner-city community health center in Kentucky, rural clinics in Honduras, a storefront pediatric office, a university-affiliated combined internal medicine-pediatrics teaching practice and a major teaching hospital. 

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