The Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine (MSPHM) at NYU Grossman School of Medicine is thrilled to announce the launch of a new website: ArtandAnatomy.com.
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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: …
Finding a Voice
In a small off-Broadway theatre in NYC, it’s opening night for a new play, The Absolutely, Positively, Forget About it, Last Night at Von Dahm’s Sports Bar, Wing Hut and …
After more than three years of blog postings, we are no longer adding posts. Our original aim was to bring many medical humanities voices, perspectives, and projects to the attention of those who are working in the field.
Medical Humanities and Live Theater. See It Now!
an unusual opportunity to attend one or all of three plays that bear directly on individual experiences of illness, altered bodily states, and the cultural and social context in which those alterations occur.
A Summer of Books
Here are some books I read during the past year or so that I found particularly absorbing, listed in no particular order.
Commentaries of Interest
While we are working on the next blog commentary, check out a Lancet article by Jane Macnaughton, “The Dangerous Practice of Empathy,” a perspective on the art of medicine. Macnaughton …
Health: Stories in the Service of Making a Better Doctor By PAULINE W. CHEN, M.D. Narrative medicine employs short stories, poems and essays to build empathy in young doctors.
Article on literature, narrative, and medicine, by physician author, Pauline Chen–with a link to a “Well” blog that drew comments on the article.
Disability In The Mirror of Art
Commentary by Tobin Siebers, V. L. Parrington Collegiate Professor, Professor of English Language and Literature, and Art & Design, University of Michigan Mirroring Nature Art is the mirror of nature, …