Marilyn McEntyre
UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program

About Me

After many years of teaching literature, writing, and
medical humanities to undergraduates and leading workshops on poetry in medicine, Marilyn is now part-time professor of
medical humanities at the UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program, She leads writing workshops, and lectures widely on writing and healing, approaches to life narratives, and writing, spirituality, and health.  She is a hospice volunteer.  Her book Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies
explores strategies of language stewardship. Other recent books include  A Faithful
Farewell
and A Long Letting Go --
reflections for people who are dying and for their caregivers.  A new book, Word by Word, will be out later this
year.  

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 17 10:10 am (LK 102)
The successful integration of spiritual competencies within the university level medical education environment
Last year a med student from Stanford University presented an impassioned plea to an international group of health care professionals gathered for the 2015 Medicine X | Ed conference. Her desire was for... Read more
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