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UP Close with Dr. Belinda Fu: A Live Q&A and Chat
September 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dr. Belinda Fu, joins UP Improv’s Artistic Director, Randy Dixon on Saturday 9/5 at 1:00 pm to discuss improv, medical improv and current events.
Medical Improv is an emerging field in which the principles and training techniques of improvisational theater are used to improve cognition, communication, and teamwork in the field of medicine.
Facebook live improv education event. Free and open to all! 9/5 1:00 PT NOTE: This will be LIVE on UP’s Facebook page
(https://www.facebook.com/UnexpectProductions/) Go to videos and click the Live event streaming.
Belinda Fu, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, Residency Faculty at Swedish Family Medicine–First Hill, and founder of the mayutica institute, an educational training company. She received her BA at Stanford University, her MD from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency and faculty development fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Fu performs improv as an active ensemble member of Unexpected Productions’ Seattle Theatresports™, A Tribe Called Yes, and The Lost Folio. She speaks and teaches about medical improv, physician wellness, and communication skills at regional and national events, and was an opening plenary speaker at the inaugural 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Physician Health and Well-being Conference. She has presented keynotes and workshops at events for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), Association of Surgical Educators (ASE), Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM), Generalists in Medical Education, Cleveland Clinic, University of British Columbia, Providence Center for Health Care Ethics, and the California, Washington, and Uniformed Services Academies of Family Physicians (CAFP, WAFP, USAFP). Dr. Fu co-organized the first and second Annual International Medical Improv Train-the-Trainer Workshops, and created improvdoc.org, an educational resource about improvisation in medicine.