Support survivors, healthcare professionals and medical educators who use education and the arts to improve the odds of survival and living well.
The Oct. 22-23 Survive and Thrive Conference at St. Cloud State has speakers, discussion panels, music, art work and workshops that will focus attention on people who deal with sudden cardiac arrest, brain injury and cancer. View the conference program (PDF).
In its fourth year, the conference offers:
- Continuing education units in Health Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
- Encouraging ways to convey artistic expression
- Participant testimonies
- Healing through performances and writing
Rex Veeder, St. Cloud State professor, cardiac arrest survivor and Survive & Thrive founder, started the conference to further the conversation about developing relationships with art and medicine and finding validation for talents and works.