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Started by Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein) · Sep 10, 2013

Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine presents readings by Minnesota Poet Laureates

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine invites the public to enjoy a poetry reading entitled "Words of Healing: Readings by Minnesota Poet Laureates."

WHO: Featured poets include Jane Belau, Rochester; Carol Connelly, St. Paul; Deborah Cooper, Duluth; Emilio DeGrazia, Winona; Robert Hedin, Red Wing; and the state of Minnesota's Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen.

WHAT: Minnesota poet laureates representing five cities, as well as state poet laureate Joyce Sutphen, will read original works about the healing power of poetry and literature in a performance entitled "Words of Healing: Readings by Minnesota Poet Laureates."

WHERE: Judd Auditorium, subway level, Mayo Building,
200 First St. SW.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 12:10 to 1 p.m.

The Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine's Jack Taylor Family Foundation presents this reading in honor of Dr. Joseph Kiely. The mission of the Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine is to integrate the arts, history and ethics in the medical environment, supporting the Mayo ideal that the needs of the patient come first. The center's programs and research in the humanities serve patients, families, caregivers and the larger community, promoting the compassionate delivery of health care. More information can be found online athttp://www.mayoclinic.org/humanities-in-medicine.

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