In Part 2 of her interview with Katie Grogan, Emily Milam discusses how photography is used in medicine today. For Part I, click here. … Read More
An Interview with Emily Milam, MS4, NYU School of Medicine, Rudin Fellow 2014-15 By: Katie Grogan, DMH, Associate Director, Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine, … Read More
many of us in the interdisciplinary field of medical humanities believe that it is only through a meeting of the minds between biomedicine and other fields such as literature, art, philosophy and history that we can understand the experiences of patients and providers of care (roles that almost all of us will inhabit at some point in our lives).
As medical schools began offering courses in the arts, humanities and creative writing as a way to increase students’ awareness of the “softer side” of caregiving, nursing programs hurried ever farther away from touch and ever closer to technology.
Commentary by Thomas Lawrence Long, Associate Professor-in-Residence, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut Name three popular physician writers working today. Atul Gawande. Pauline Chen. Oliver … Read More
Commentary by Michael Nevins, M.D., author of Jewish Medicine: What it is and Why it Matters and A Tale of Two “Villages”: Vineland and Skillman, … Read More
Commentary by Bert Hansen, Ph.D., Professor of History, Baruch College, The City University of New York. Author of Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio: … Read More