Medical Humanities COVID 19 RESOURCES List

  Like many of our readers, we at BMJ Medical Humanities have been diligently following responses to the present pandemic. Much of the blog content has shifted to look at the ways medical humanities and social justice address the crisis, and recent submissions to the journal also reflect the shifting issues around COVID 19 spread […]

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Medfest 2020

Announcement by Kirpal Sadheura, CT2 Psychiatry and MedFest 2020 Lead MedFest is an international medical film festival aiming to investigate and explore themes in medicine through the medium of film. It has been running for over 10 years, as an annual event, screening at Universities in the UK and around the world from April 2020. […]

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Seeking Blog Content On This Year’s Theme: Access

Announcement by Cristina Hanganu-Bresch This year’s theme for Medical Humanities-BMJ is access to health care: how does accessibility as a facet of social justice impact how people manage and make sense of their health? Access to medical services can mean many things—from insurance coverage, to social services that make medical care possible, to outright discrimination for disadvantaged […]

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Material Medicine: Objects and Bodies– AMH Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce the CFP for the Association of Medical Humanities (UK) 2019 conference. CFP below; Read more here. Call for Papers We kindly encourage you to submit a proposal for presentation addressing one or more of the below-mentioned topics for the AMH Material Objects Conference 2019. The conference reflects on medical humanities practices […]

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The 2nd The Doctor as a Humanist Symposium

Jonathan McFarland (Sechenov University) and Irina Markovina (Sechenov University). In October 2017 the 1st The Doctor as a Humanist symposium took place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. At the symposium we posed the questions, “Can the Humanities transform 21st Century Medicine?” The end of the first symposium in Spain was closed with the words, “Thanks […]

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Humanitarian Evidence Week (HEW), 19th-25th November 2018

Humanitarian Evidence Week (HEW) is a week of both virtual and online events co-ordinated by the UK charity, Evidence Aid, which since 2004 has championed evidence-based approaches to humanitarian action. Additional support for HEW 2018 is provided by the Centre for Evidence-based Medicine (CEBM) at the University of Oxford. This annual event takes place in […]

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Association of Medical Humanities

So where do you go, bedsides straight to our very own journal, website and blog, if you’re a clinician, educator or academic in the UK and Ireland with an interest, or even just a fledgling curiosity, about medical humanities? To the Association of Medical Humanities of course. Following this link to the Association’s website to […]

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