Wellcome, Palgrave Macmillan, Open-Access Monograph Project

Reported by Jennifer Howard in the 19 Nov. 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education: Last May the Wellcome Trust, a leading British sponsor of biomedical research,expanded its support for open access to include monographs as well as journal articles. In partnership with…

Medical Humanities Project on Dentistry & Teeth in Britain

Dr Claire L. Jones, Director of the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds writes: At the Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Leeds, we are currently developing a new…

The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine (Fall 2013)

The Fall 2013 issue of The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine has been published: http://www.theintima.org/

Review of Annual Assoc Med Hum Conference

William Viney, writing for the Centre for Medical Humanities blog, reviews the recent annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities: http://medicalhumanities.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/annual-association-for-medical-humanities-conference-university-of-aberdeen-8th-10th-july-2013-review/ The AMH is a professional organization in the UK and Ireland: http://www.amh.ac.uk/

Private Practices, Public Health: Privacy-Aware Processing to Maximize Access to Health Collections

The Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School has received a $202,900 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, through a program administered by the Council on Library Resources (CLIR) to increase access…

Article: Communication & Medical Humanities

Bleakley, Alan, and Marshall, Robert. “Can the Science of Communication Inform the Art of the Medical Humanities?” Medical Education, 47.2 (Feb. 2013):126-133. Abstract: CONTEXT There is increasing interest in establishing the medical humanities as core integrated provision in undergraduate medicine…

History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium

The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce the latest release of its History of Medicine Finding Aids…

Chronicle: MLA Commons, Lit & Med Blog

Jennifer Howard’s Chronicle of Higher Education article on MLA Commons puts the Literature, Medicine, & Medical Humanities blog in the spotlight: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/a-virtual-meeting-ground-for-language-and-literature-scholars

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