The Rudin Fellowship in Medical Ethics and Humanities was established as a core component of the Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine (MSPHM) at NYU School of Medicine in 2014 through a generous grant …
Graphic Medicine: Making Comics at NYU School of Medicine
In the Fall of 2018, the Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine (MSPHM) at NYU School of Medicine launched a new course called “Graphic Medicine,” developed by cartoonist and educator Kriota Willberg.
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The House of God
It was a full house in Farkas auditorium, as the audience buzzed with excitement for an event 40 years in the making. People were gathered to celebrate The House of God, a work of fiction that laid bare some of the darker aspects of the medical profession and can be perceived as a harbinger of many reforms of the ensuing years.
Humanities at the Bedside: A Conversation with Dr. Elisha Waldman and Dr. Steven Field
An edited transcript of an interview with Elisha Waldman, MD, author of This Narrow Space, a memoir of his time working as a palliative care physician in Israel.
Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database 25th Anniversary
The LitMed Database is one of the treasures of our medical center. Created and nurtured by two former faculty members—Felice Aull (Ph. D.) and her late husband Martin Nachbar (M.D.)— it quickly became the gold standard for teaching and scholarship in the then infant field of medical humanities.
The Haunting of Hill House: An Exploration in the Fear of Illness
What is it about horror movies that makes them such pop culture icons? From Halloween, to teen slumber parties, to cinematic fright nights, the horror marathon has stood the test of time and become nothing short of an American tradition.
Jacalyn Duffin | Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
We are proud to announce that Jacalyn Duffin, one of the LitMed Database editors received an excellence honor in health leadership in Canada — Honoring excellence in health leadership in Canada: …
Black Births Matter: Black Babies and the Lived Experience of Black Women
Linda Villarosa is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and director of the journalism program at the City College of New York.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Story Slam
On May 7, 2018, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia held its first Story Slam. This was co-presented by the College’s Section on Medicine and the Arts, and the Delaware Valley Medical Student Wellness Collaborative.