2017 Monthly Series

The Northwest Narrative Medicine Series

The Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative brings you a monthly series with a focus on how stories—spoken, written, visual or performed—help shape our experience of healthcare. Facilitated by patients, writers, and healthcare professionals, each 1.5 hour session explores a unique perspective and include an interactive component for participants. The series is FREE and open to the public.

Click HERE for full schedule and description of sessions.


7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Second Tuesdays, February– July 2017 (Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9, Jun 13, Jul 11)

No RSVP required, but please arrive early. All sessions will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.


The Collaborative Life Sciences Building

2730 SW Moody Ave.

Portland, OR 97201

Room 3A003A (2nd Floor)

Accessible by MAX Orange Line, South Waterfront Streetcar, and multiple bus lines.

Parking: If you plan to drive, leave extra time to find neighborhood metered parking. CLSB garage parking is available for $4/hour (entrance where SW Meade meets SW Moody Ave)


We welcome all people interested in the creative exploration of the stories and experiences of health and illness. Healthcare providers, students, patients, caregivers, scholars, writers, artists, performers, and members of the public are encouraged to attend. The series is FREE and open to the public.

Be sure to bring paper and something to write with. Contact us at nwnmc.pdx@gmail.com with questions or to request an accommodation.