Opening Doors at Drew University

Drew University will be hosting a symposium : ‘Opening Doors: From the Medical to the Health Humanities’ on Friday, March 23rd from 3pm to 8pm at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

The theme of the event is an examination of the trajectory and future praxis of the health humanities in US healthcare and healthcare education.  Dr. 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, and practitioners examining how best to implement the health humanities in practice.

There also will be a poster session. 250 word abstracts can be emailed to medhumconference@drew.edu before the deadline of February 23rd. For further details, and to register, please see the conference website here.

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