Heal Write – The Personal and Professional Power of Writing

  • Susan Sample University of Utah


1) To learn about the role of narrative in health care and its beneficial impact on the well-being of patients and families; 2) To learn how narrative can be incorporated into the training of health-care professionals to aid in professional identification and relieve moral distress; 3) To learn how to establish a safe, respective space for reflective writing in a health-care practice; 4) To understand the role of narrative and reflective writing through writing exercises. 

Author Biography

Susan Sample, University of Utah
 Ph.D., M.F.AWriter-in-residence at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, teaches at the University of Utah in the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities in the School of Medicine, and in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric Studies in the College of Humanities.
How to Cite
SAMPLE, Susan. Heal Write – The Personal and Professional Power of Writing. Proceedings of the Utah Integrative Health & Resiliency Conference, [S.l.], feb. 2016. Available at: <http://epubs.utah.edu/index.php/hiarc/article/view/1653>. Date accessed: 26 sep. 2017.
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