Goodwin College Hosts Free Conversations with Marcus Engel, November 3

Best-selling author shares his inspirational return from tragedy.

On Monday, November 3, Goodwin College welcomes back to its campus inspirational speaker and best-selling author Marcus Engel, whose messages provide insight and strategies for excellent patient care. His keynote presentations have been witnessed by tens of thousands of health care professionals and his books are used in scores of nursing schools to teach the basic foundations of caregiving.

Two sessions of Conversations with Marcus Engel, open to the public and free of charge, are scheduled at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Goodwin College auditorium, One Riverside Drive in East Hartford. For more information about the event, please contact Jan Costello at 860-727-6919 or

As a college freshman, Marcus Engel was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver. Through two years of rehab, more than 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery, and adaptation through a multitude of life changes, Engel has witnessed the good, the bad, and the profound in patient care. He has authored four books and is at work on a fifth, Narrative Nursing, designed to help lead nurses into using proven techniques and therapeutic resources for dealing with the effects of compassion fatigue and avoiding burnout. His previous books include After This…An Inspirational Journey For All The Wrong Reasons; The Other End of the Stethoscope: 33 Insights for Excellent Patient Care; I’m Here: Compassionate Communication in Patient Care; and Everyday Inspiration. Information about Engel can be found at



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