This course is closed for enrollment.

Coolness was in the works.


Our promo, featuring snippets from our speakers (from the pre-recorded sessions)

Feb 25-27th, 2021.

Bam.



The schedule's out.

Surprise Keynote Reveal


"5 Laws of a Novelist"


We have just made the announcement and are proud to welcome a medical-writing icon to the virtual stage of our summit. Dr. Shem is a novelist and has authored multiple books, including the best-selling novel, "The House of God," which sold over 3 million copies.

Our Goals:


Teach physicians some of the important pieces to laying down foundation, building, & optimizing writing for books, blogs & op-eds.


Provide networking opportunities for physicians looking for promotion of ideas, or published books. Make this all exciting and unforgettable .


Accomplish all this while keeping it light & fun. We want to be here for each other and grow together.



We've built out an experience.

(and now you can soak some of it up, after the fact)

  • 15 Pre-recorded interviews (speakers shown to the left).
  • Live interactive Q&A panels x 3 days.
  • LIVE workshops by professionals of the trade.
  • LIVE Breakout action sessions.
  • Entertainment.
  • Icebreakers.
  • Bonus LIVE lecture.
  • Book or Idea Expo. This is going to be fab, for both aspiring writers AND published authors.
  • Surprise Bombshell Guest.

LIVE Learning

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(workshops were followed by breakout sessions, each facilitated by a different physician writer)

BONUS LIVE Lecture

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A radiation oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital for over 3 decades, Dr. Robin Schoenthaler will teach all things "essays".

Dr. Schoenthaler is also an award-winning essayist, storyteller, and speaker.

LIVE Workshop

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Cleveland-based journalist and managing editor Jen Jones Donatelli has more than 15 years of experience in her field.

She will be teaching summit goers how to pitch media & be their own publicists.

LIVE Workshop

(not available for passive course)


Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jacqui Banaszynski is an emerita professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and a faculty fellow at the Poynter Institute. As current editor of Nieman Storyboard, she will be teaching a LIVE workshop called 'Writing Clarity 101."

Our Summit Curriculum Includes:


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  Introduction: Drs. Candace Good & Dana Corriel
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  KEYNOTE Surprise: "5 Laws of a Novelist": Samuel Shem (The House of God)
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  "There's Never a Good Time to Write a Book": Dr. Jill Grimes (BOOKS)
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  "Hone Your Voice": Dr. Kimmery Martin (BOOKS)
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  "You Cannot Assume the Reader is Following You": Drs. Maiysha Clairborne and Jill Wener (BOOKS)
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  "Your Book Will Find You": Dr. Suzanne Koven (BOOKS)
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  "Write Like You Would Talk to a Patient": Dr. Niran Al-Agba (BOOKS)
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  "Use Unique Photography That Represents You": Dr. Dana Corriel (BLOGS)
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  "Click Bait is One of Those Double-Edged Swords": Dr. Leif Dahleen (BLOGS)
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  "Learning is the Fun Part": Dr. Lane Patten (BLOGS)
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  "Know Your Buckets": Dr. Amna Husain (BLOGS)
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  "Your Voice and Opinion Matter": Dr. Vibhu Krishna (BLOGS)
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  Bonus Writing Tips (BLOGS)
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  Bonus Live Q&A Panelist: Dr. Charnetta Colton-Poole (BLOGS)
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  Bonus Live Q&A Panelist: Dr. Akash Sharma (BLOGS)
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  "Perfection is the Enemy of Good": Dr. Bruce Lee (OP-EDs)
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  "Keep a Journal": Dr. Arthur Williams (OP-EDs)
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  "Write so a Regular Person Understands": Dr. Marion Mass (OP-EDs)
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  "Write From a Unique Vantage Point": Dr. Jennifer Lycette (OP-EDs)
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  "Get Outside of Your Silo": Dr. Amitha Kalaichandran (OP-EDs)
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  LIVE Q&A Speaker Panels
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  LIVE Workshop 1 "Writing Clarity 101": Jacqui Banaszynski
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  LIVE Workshop 2: "Pitch Perfect": Jen Jones Donatelli
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  BONUS LIVE Lecture: "Essay Writing: Short Pieces, Huge ROI": Dr. Robin Schoenthaler
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  Bonus Lecture: Lisa Tener
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  Musical Performance during Entertainment Break: Dr. Tara Rajendran
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  Attendee Shared Contact Info (optional)
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  BREAKOUT Summaries
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  Book Quote Answers (Test Your Knowledge!)
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  Promo Videos
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This course is closed for enrollment.

Bonus Footage


Included in the summit are bonus tips, from Dr. Candace Good, as well as a bonus lecture by Lisa Tener, from the SoMeDocs lecture series, typically accessible to network members-only. Lisa has been teaching regularly, as guest faculty, at the Harvard Writer's Conference for Healthcare professionals.