Symposium: Opening Doors: from the medical to the health humanities

Drew University will be hosting a symposium: “Opening Doors: from the medical to the health humanities” on Friday, March 23rd from 230pm to 8pm at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

The theme of the event is an examination of the trajectory and future praxis of the health humanities in US healthcare and healthcare education.  Dr. Paul Crawford (University of Nottingham, UK) is the keynote for this event, which will also include a panel discussion of the historical and current trajectories in the medical and health humanities both in the US and overseas; a roundtable discussion of the current and future role of health humanities in US healthcare curricula and practice; and which will be followed by breakout groups of academics, healthcare providers, and practitioners examining how best to implement the health humanities in practice. Panel Speakers include Professor Stephen Post (Stony Brook), Professor Bradley Lewis (NYU), Professor John Coulehan (Stony Brook), Professor Thomas Lawrence Long (University of Connecticut), and Kriota Willberg (Artist in Residence, NY Academy of Medicine).
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Dinner and refreshments are included as part of the registration. For further information and to register please go to