IHHC 2016 Proceedings

International Health Humanities Conference (5th. 2016. Sevilla), (2017). Creative practices for improving health and social inclusion. 5th International Health Humanities Conference. Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, Vicerrectorado de Investigación https://idus.us.es/xmlui/handle/11441/65469 Proceedings here:  https://idus.us.es/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11441/65469/creative_practices_improving.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Happy Halloween!

If you’re in the mood for a nurse-themed ghost story, try Ellen Glasgow’s “The Shadowy Third.” As described in a brief synopsis (lifted from WikiPedia): “In ‘The Shadowy Third’ the first-person narrator, Miss Randolph, is employed as Mrs. Maradick’s nurse…

Medical Heritage Library (On Line)

“The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a…

HEALTH HUMANITIES BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES

HEALTH HUMANITIES BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES Sarah L. Berry, PhD, Hiram College Erin Gentry Lamb, PhD, Hiram College Therese Jones, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Humanities programs focusing on health and healthcare delivery in their cultural,…

Call for Nominations: MLA forums executive committees

The MLA has opened the call for nominations (of yourself or others) to forum executive committees, including the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum.  Current executive committee members will review these and select one from the membership nominees to run in…

ISO: Authors for New Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of Medical and Health Humanities (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com), an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines. Our intention is to build “a department without walls.” The site…

Educating Nurses through Art

“The Art of Nursing is a collaborative program between the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Virginia Commonwealth University. It invites nursing students to consider how perception plays a crucial role in patient care.” http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/a-nationally-recognized-richmond-collaboration-aims-to-train-nurses-through-art/Content?oid=3078196

Medical Humanities Sessions at #MLA2017

96. Out of Narrative Bounds: Medical Humanities, Aging, and Chronic Illness Thursday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott 124. Confluent Infections in Victorian Literature Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 102B, Pennsylvania Convention Center 540. Environmental Illness:…

MLA 2017 Medical Humanities & Health Studies Panels

Environmental Illness: Literary Interventions Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Franklin 6, Philadelphia Marriott Program arranged by the forum TC Medical Humanities and Health Studies Presiding: Rebecca Garden, Upstate Medical Univ., State Univ. of New York “‘Slow Violence’: Environmental Diseases…

RFI: Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine, NIH

Request for Information (RFI): Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Notice Number: NOT-LM-17-002 Key Dates Release Date: November 8, 2016 Response Date: January 9, 2017 Related Announcements NoneIssued by National Library of Medicine (NLM)…

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