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Carol Schilling, PhD, served as a Co-Editor of the Database from 2006-2023. She teaches humanities courses in Haverford College’s multidisciplinary Health Studies Minor, and she writes about humanities perspectives on health and medicine, including: representations of medical experience, memoirs of illness and disability, ethics of kinship caregiving, medicine and the arts, disability, bioethics, and health and social justice. She has taught in the Master of Bioethics program at the University of Pennsylvania and in several medical schools. Along with her education in literary studies, her scholarly work is informed by fellowships she completed in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, in Medical Humanities and Bioethics at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and Disability Ethics at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Schilling has published in The Penn Center Guide to Bioethics, The Patient, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, Literature and Medicine, Modern Language Studies, Disability Studies Quarterly, and others. She co-edited (with Mark Osteen) a Special Issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities on kinship and caregiving. She was elected a Fellow in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, where she has served on theSteering Committee of the Section on Medicine and the Arts.