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Gargi Dixit on Asian American Mental Health Discussion

May 11, 2022

By Gargi Dixit An Asian American Mental Health Discussion was held on February 16th, 2022, by the Asian American Center (AAC) at UNC-Chapel Hill. As Dr. Heidi Kim, the Director of the AAC, stated, the issue of mental health specific … Continued

Noelle Escobal on Emily Silverman’s Grand Rounds

April 17, 2022

By Noelle Escobal Physician burnout is often described as the physical and emotional exhaustion that many healthcare providers experience due to the demanding, incremental increases in working hours as well as the overwhelming working environments. In fact, many physicians complain … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Lorena Millo

March 29, 2022

By Baylee Materia When Lorena Millo set foot on UNC’s campus as a first-generation English major, a career in the health professions was nothing more than a distant possibility. It was not until she found her way to UNC’s health … Continued

Teja Siripurapu on Mara Buchbinder’s Grand Rounds

February 19, 2022

By Teja Siripurapu Professor Buchbinder’s January 20, 2022 Health Humanities Grand Rounds talk delved into the complex landscape of medically assisted dying. The basis for this talk was framed through the ethnographic research conducted for Dr. Buchbinder’s book Scripting Death: … Continued

Baylee Materia on Health Humanities Career Panel

February 18, 2022

Here at the HHIVE Lab, we recognize and emphasize the importance of a humanitarian approach to healthcare. Through every project we tackle, we seek to promote critical thinking skills, cultural humility, historical competence, and an overall interdisciplinary spirit. Though the … Continued

A Crisis of Caring: NHC Conference, April 11-14, 2022

February 3, 2022

The National Humanities Center is hosting a virtual, interdisciplinary conference from April 11-14, 2022. “A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health” will explore how humanistic approaches can help identify the symptoms and causes of our malaise while guiding … Continued