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CFP: Narrative Medicine and Rare Diseases, Rome, 4 June 2012

The First International Congress ‘Narrative medicine and rare diseases‘ will be held on 4 June 2012, at the Italian National Institute of Health (Aula Pocchiari, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome, Italy).

The Congress aims:

  1. to promote narrative medicine applied to rare diseases among health practitioners and patients;
  2. to stimulate new theoretical approaches and practical applications, at international level.

You can submit abstracts (in English) no later than 4 May 2012.

Abstracts should be based on any of the following topic areas about narrative medicine: Research, Education, Quality of Life, Ethics, Cinema and Literature.  Oral and poster presentations are welcome.

Accepted contributions will be published in the Congress proceedings.  The official language will be English.

Travel and accommodation expenses will be born by the participants.

For additional information, clarifications, or questions.

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This entry was posted on 23 April, 2012 by in Call for Papers.

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