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Careless Healthcare: Ableism During COVID-19 by Taha Lodhi

May 29, 2020

While the COIVD-19 pandemic has been covered extensively by news media, one conversation is often left unspoken: ableism is unjustly placing disabled people at a higher risk of COVID-19 infection and mortality. An ableist perspective implements “biased attitudes and beliefs” … Continued

Age in the Time of COVID-19 by Tam Nguyen

April 20, 2020

While much uncertainty surrounds the coronavirus pandemic, one narrative remains steadfast: people over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Of the confirmed cases in China, nearly 15% of patients over 80 have died. For those … Continued

Bateman on Yolanda Wilson’s Grand Rounds

February 19, 2020

What defines a difficult patient? Could you be defined as a difficult patient? Dr. Yolanda Wilson, an assistant professor of Philosophy at Howard University and current National Humanities Center fellow, utilized these questions to facilitate discussion on the meaning of … Continued

Hiram College Summer Seminar: Health Humanities 2020

January 19, 2020

Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Counternarrative July 8-11, 2020 at Hiram College Professors Emily Waples and Erin Gentry Lamb invite applications for this year’s Hiarm Summer Seminar: “Health Humanities 2020: Narrative and Coutnernarrative,” to be held on the campus of … Continued

Alumna Lorena Millo Publishes in NEJM

December 10, 2019

Lorena Millo, a HHIVE alumna and current UNC medical student, recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine. “The Cost of Applying to Medical School–A Barrier to Diversifying the Profession” appeared in the October 17, 2019 issue and … Continued

Mili Dave on Danielle Ofri’s Grand Rounds

December 2, 2019

Dr. Danielle Ofri’s Grand Rounds: Medical Error in Modern Medicine It is human to err. This saying is commonplace, echoed in education and work, in our many interactions. The human experience is defined by error, yet we as humans continue … Continued