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  • 3rd Annual Poetry Fest

    3rd Annual Poetry Fest

    Friday, April 19, 2024 | 12-1 p.m. | UMMC Weinberg Atrium

Annual Poetry Fest

Poetry Meets Healthcare

Friday, April 19, 2024
12 - 1 p.m.
UMMC Weinberg Atrium (by the piano)

Join the Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine as we celebrate National Poetry Month and the importance of poetic arts to health, social justice, and spiritual connection among people and communities worldwide.

Our faculty will lead an engaging discussion with Grace Cavalieri, Maryland’s Poet Laureate, and we will hear a poetry reading from Ms. Cavalieri and attendees.

RSVP/Submit a Poem

This is a free event; however, we ask that you RSVP so we can make proper accommodations. If you would like to read a poem of your choice or have your poem read, please indicate on the form below and attach your poem.


Grace Cavalieri

Grace Cavalieri
Maryland Poet Laureate

Free event open to all employees. Refreshments will be provided.

 “When thoughtful listeners make space, patients feel heard and understood.”

Raya E. Kheirbek, MD