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Poetry in Medicine Celebration

  • When April 25 , 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
    110 Shenandoah Ave NW, Roanoke, VA

The second annual Poetry in Medicine poetry competition is a chance for students at Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to express themselves artistically through poetry.

Sponsored by the Tuberculosis Foundation of Virginia and the Community High School for Arts and Academics, the competition is open to Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students as well as master of fine arts students and undergraduates at Virginia Tech.

J. Hayden Hollingsworth, MD, a Roanoke physician and poet, is serving as the guest judge for the competition. The program was created by Dr. Molly O'Dell, a poet and director of the New River Health District.

The winning poems will be announced at a celebration at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center at 1:00 p.m. on April 25.

To learn more about this year's competition, read the call for entries; to read last year's award-winning entries from medical students, visit "Winners announced in first Poetry in Medicine competition."

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This is a free event.

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