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A Visit with Dr. Vincent Lam - October 24

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Giller-prize winning author and physician Vincent Lam is coming to Western University on Friday, October 24 for a lecture and book reading.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
"Narrative in Medicine - Why We Need Stories in an Age of Evidence"
University Hospital | Auditorium A, Room B3-246
This event is free and open to the entire campus.

2:30 - 4:00 pm
A Reading with Vincent Lam
Arts and Humanities Building | Room 1R40
This event is free and open to the entire campus.

Originally born in London, Ontario, Dr. Vincent Lam did his medical training in Toronto where he now practices in addictions medicine. He is a lecturer at the University of Toronto, and has worked in international air evacuation and expedition medicine on Arctic and Antarctic ships. Dr. Lam's first book, Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, won the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and was adapted for a television series on HBO Canada.

For more information about the event, click here.