My Own Medicine: A Doctor's Life as a Patient
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western Pennsylvania
Keynote Address Breakfast Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
May 19, 2011

State University of New York (SUNY)
Upstate Cystic Fibrosis Teaching Day and Parents Conference
Syracuse, NY
April 8-9, 2011

High Mark Insurance
Consortium Ethics Conference
Pittsburgh, PA
Oct. 26, 2010

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Norman Kretchmer, MD, PhD, Memorial Lecture
September 24, 2010
LPCH Auditorium
8–9 am

University of Pittsburgh Consortium Ethics Program Course
La Roche College
Pittsburgh, PA
November 11, 2009


University of Utah School of Medicine
Pulmonology Grand Rounds
April 16, 2009


University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Writing Workshop
April 16, 2009


Yale University Medical Center
New Haven, CT
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Dec 10, 2008


Post Graduate Institute for Medical Education and Research
Chandigarh, India
March 3-10, 2007

University of Pittsburgh
17th Annual Retreat); Consortium Ethics Program
“My Own Medicine: A Personal Encounter with Illness"
Wheeling, West Virginia
September 15-17, 2006


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Literature in Medicine Course
 “My Own Medicine.  Writing about receiving a diagnosis"
April 10, 2006

Young President’s Organization
"My Own Medicine: Thoughts of a Physician-Patient"
Pittsburgh, PA.  October 15, 2004

The Chautauqua Institute
The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle
Getting Well -- Staying Well -- Being Well

Chautauqua, NY
3:30 - CLSC/Roundtable Lecture. Dr. Geoffrey Kurland, My Own Medicine
Thursday, July 8, 2004

Whitehall Public Library
South Hills Country Club, Pittsburgh PA
Library Annual Author's Luncheon
Saturday May 1, 2004

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

“Creative non-fiction and the construction of an illness narrative” 
Invited lecture for Course:  Narrative, Literature, and the Experience of Illness; 4th year Elective Course
Pittsburgh, PA
April 6, 2004

The Vancouver Institute
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
February 21, 2004

Mayo Clinic

The North Central Cancer Treatment Group CRA/Nurse Workshop

A Patient-Physician Perspective: Lessons Learned on my Way to Remission

Rochester, MN

October 7, 2003

Mayo Clinic

63rd International Meeting of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
Setting the Stage: Quality of Life; A Physician-Patient’s Perspective”. Quality of Life III, Translating the Science of QOL Assessment into Clinical Practice
Scottsdale, AZ
October 3, 2003

Mayo Clinic
Hematology-Oncology Conference
Rochester, MN
February 27, 2003

Sarasota News and Books
January 3, 2003

WQED Interview
Tuesday, November 19, 2002

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