Shortlisted and commended poets have been agreed by the judges for the 2017 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine.
Awards will be announced at the Awards Ceremony at Harvard Medical School on Saturday 6th May 2017. See below for links to register for the Awards and related Symposium and for the pre-symposium event at Boston Museum of Fine Art on ‘Poetry and Training the Eye’ on Friday 5tth May 2017.
Judges for 2017 International Open and Health Professional Awards: Neal Baer, Harvard-trained American paediatrician and producer of ER; Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Jorie Graham; Jackie Kay, Scottish Makar (National Poet Laureate; and Professor Owen Lewis, New York, USA (see details below).
HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY
YOUNG POET CATEGORY
“Poetry and Training the Eye” + Reception
6:30 pm Friday 5th May 2017 - Boston Museum of Fine Art
2017 Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine Symposium and Awards
8:00 am Saturday 6th May 2017 - Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA.
There are reduced registration rates for students, health professionals in training and members of the Hippocrates Society.
The 2017 Hippocrates Awards are being organised by the Hippocrates Initiative in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Initiative of Harvard Medical School.
The Hippocrates awards comprise
– the Young Poets Prize and commendations
– the Open Award with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize and 20 commendations
– the Health Professional Award for Health Professional-related staff and Health Professional students from anywhere in the world: a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize and 20 commendations