Ami Walsh has been a writer-in-residence with the Gifts of Art Program at Michigan Medicine since 2012. She currently works at North Star Reach, a year-round camp that serves children with serious illnesses and their families, and where (among her many roles) she directs an audio storytelling program for campers. She earned an MFA in creative writing from Warren Wilson College and has been awarded fellowships at the Ragdale Foundation, Banff Arts Centre, Vermont Studio Center, and the Ox-Bow School of Art for her fiction.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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