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  • How UNC’s Health Humanity Curriculum Is Influencing Chinese Medical Education

    Hui Xu, an associate professor at China Medical University of Shenyang, was once a visiting scholar of UNC’s Health Humanities department. Though she had already obtained a Master’s degree in British and American Literature from Northeastern University of China, Xu … Continued

  • CFP: 2019 Minority Health Conference

      Submit an abstract to the 2019 Minority Health Conference! The Minority Student Caucus at The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health invites you to submit an abstract to display a poster at the 40th Annual Minority Health … Continued

  • LMC Spring 2019 Courses Available

    Every semester, health humanities courses are offered throughout different departments of UNC for students to take. The new list of health humanities courses is now updated and available through this link. All of the courses listed on the page qualify … Continued

  • Capitano Reflects on Tom Bush’s Grand Rounds

    As positive press about recent lows in unemployment circulate in the U.S., there is in fact one profession that exceeds all others in job availability and will continue to do so through the year 2022. According to Tom Bush, Assistant … Continued

Health Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Venue for Exploration

We are a group of researchers dedicated to linking the humanities and health sciences through student-centered research projects, innovative curricula, and public engagement. Our mission is to help prepare the next generation to think across disciplines, consult their values and passions, and tackle real-world problems to create meaningful social change.

Admissions for the English M.A. concentration in Literature, Medicine, and Culture are open every fall. In this interdisciplinary program, students can focus on Global Health; Medicine and the Arts; Constructions of Illness; Narrative Medicine; Race, Justice, and Health. Courses can be taken in departments across the university, including social medicine, occupational therapy, anthropology, and English. Click here to learn more.

 

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