April 19, 2017

Doctor Anonymous: A Play Reading


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Join psychiatrist/playwright Guy Fredrick Glass in a dramatic reading of scenes from his play. Set in Philadelphia at a time when homosexuality was considered a mental illness, this event marks the first time selections from Doctor Anonymous will be performed in Philadelphia.

Guy Glass attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed his residency in psychiatry at the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital. For many years he was in private practice in New York, specializing in the treatment of LGBT patients, and serving as Newsletter Editor for the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists.

A growing interest in theater led him to write Doctor Anonymous, a play about gay conversion therapy and the events leading up to the removal of homosexuality from the DSM. The play was produced in Los Angeles in 2014 and published by Heartland Plays. Several of Guy's short plays have been published in anthologies by Smith & Kraus.

Guy completed his MFA in theater in 2015 at Stony Brook University. His thesis project involved adapting several of Chekhov’s doctor stories for the stage – these pieces are currently in development. He teaches with Jack Coulehan at the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at Stony Brook School of Medicine, where he is Clinical Assistant Professor, and at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, where he is on the Steering Committee for the Section on Medicine and the Arts.

This event is presented by the Center on Education and Public Initiatives and The Section on Medicine and the Arts.

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Questions? Email events@collegeofphysicians.org

Event registration is non-refundable, but is transferable.

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