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.
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: …
In Greek mythology, Asclepius, god of medicine, is the first physician in human history. He enters the world as his father, Apollo, pulls him from his mother’s womb.
Among the desperate parents in Target, I spotted an old friend. We had the same goal: find enriching activities that would occupy our toddlers.
There is something eerie about walking into the Folk Art Museum’s posthumous portraiture exhibit. The last line of the introductory panel to the exhibit reads: “We cannot help but hear them whisper ‘remember me.’” This sentiment rings true.
Before the accident, Dr. Grace Dammann was a caregiver through and through, in every aspect of her life. A pioneering AIDS specialist, she co-founded one of the first HIV/AIDS clinics for socioeconomically disadvantaged patients in San Francisco at Laguna Honda Hospital.
On a recent winter’s evening, Pulitzer Prize winners David Oshinsky and Paul Harding appeared together at the NYU Center for Humanities in an event cosponsored by the NYU Division of Medical Humanities and the Bellevue Literary Press.
NYU Langone Medical Center welcomed author/painter Cortney Davis to the Smilow gallery for the opening of “When the Nurse Becomes a Patient.” Laura Ferguson’s interview with Ms. Davis appears here. …
The Rudin Fellowship in Medical Ethics and Humanities supports medical trainees at NYU School of Medicine – including medical students, residents, and clinical fellows – pursuing year-long research projects in medical humanities and medical ethics under the mentorship of senior faculty.