Narrative medicine and rare diseases (CFP, International Congress, 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 (i) to promote narrative medicine applied to rare diseases among health practitioners and patients, (ii) to stimulate new theoretical approaches and practical applications, at international level.

Abstracts must be submitted (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. For more details please download the Narrative medicine and rare diseases CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Among the contributions received by 4 May 2012, the Scientific Committee will select oral and poster presentations. Accepted contributions will be published in the Congress proceedings.  The official language will be English (simultaneous translation service English/Italian will be available).

Travel and accommodation expenses will be borne by the participants. For further information, please contact the Scientific Secretariat or see

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