Drew University will be hosting a symposium : “Opening Doors: from the medical to the health humanities” on Friday, March 23rd from 3pm to 8pm in Mead Hall.
The theme of the event is an examination of the trajectory and future practice of the health humanities in US healthcare and healthcare education. Professor Paul Crawford (University of Nottingham, UK) is the keynote for this event, which will also include a panel discussion of the historical and current trajectories in the medical and health humanities both in the US and overseas; a round table discussion of the current and future role of health humanities in US healthcare curricula and practice; and which will be followed by breakout groups of academics, healthcare providers, students, and practitioners examining how best to implement the health humanities in practice.
There also will be a poster session for which the call for abstracts is open until Feb 23rd. Please upload a 250 word abstract for poster presentations by Feb 23rd. Abstracts should broadly concern the humanities, health, healthcare and wellness to Medhumconference@drew.edu
Dinner and refreshments are included as part of the registration, which is free for the Drew Community. For further information and to register for the symposium please go to https://sites.google.com/drew.edu/medhumconference/
MH Symposium Flyer 1