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CFP: HHC 2021 at Penn State College of Medicine

May 7, 2020

The 2021 Health Humanities Consortium International Conference will explore the theme “Crisis and Community: The Role of Health Humanities,” March 25-27, 2021, at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. Hosted by Penn State College of Medicine. COVID-19 has created a global … 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

Medical Heritage Library Seeking Summer Fellows

February 14, 2020

The Medical Heritage Library is seeking graduate student applications for two paid fellowship positions for the summer 2020: an education resource fellow and an outreach fellow. Applications are due April 3, 2020. The Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is a collaborative … 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

Rice University – Postdoctoral Fellowship

December 10, 2019

Kristen Ostherr, director of the Medical Humanities program at Rice University, is seeking applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medical/health humanities. PhD must be earned between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2020. Deadline to apply is January 10, … Continued

CFP: CHCI Medical Humanities Network Summer Institute

December 5, 2019

The CHCI Health and Medical Humanities Summer Institute (June 25-27, 2020), hosted by the University of Southern Denmark, on Space, Place, and Design in the Medical and Health Humanities is accepting proposals for 15 minute papers (350-word abstracts), and for complete … Continued