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)…

AIDS35 Exhibits: Coordinating Events Across Programs

AIDS35 Exhibits: Coordinating Events Across Programs

This year marks two AIDS anniversaries: the 35th anniversary of the first published reports of what would come to be called the “AIDS” epidemic, and the 20th anniversary of the introduction of protease inhibitors and other antiretroviral medications that turned…

Nominations for MLA Executive Committees

If you are an MLA member and interested in being part of the executive committee for the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum, you can now nominate yourself–or a colleague (if MLA member). The current executive committee will review all…

Richard Selzer, MD (Obit)

The New York Times announces the death of Richard Selzer, MD: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/16/books/richard-selzer-who-fictionalized-medicines-absurdity-and-gore-dies-at-87.html      

New Publication: Health Humanities Baccalaureate Programs in the United States

A groundbreaking survey prepared by Sarah L. Berry, PhD and Erin Gentry Lamb, PhD (Hiram College) and Therese Jones, PhD (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus): Health Humanities Baccalaureate Programs in the United States “Humanities programs focusing on health and…

Writing for MedHum Fiction | Daily Dose Blog

Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities? Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching…

Wellcome Seeks Wikimedian

The Wellcome Library in London is seeking a Wikimedian: The Wikimedian will work with us on the project to help develop areas of Wikipedia covered by our amazing holdings. We’d love you to help us to make our world-renowned collections,…

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