Medical Humanities Conference Registration Now Open: May 19-20, Miami

Registration is now open for the 2017 Medical Humanities Summer Institute, taking place May 19-20 at the Newman Alumni Center at the University of Miami.

Day one of the Institute will focus on medical humanities and global health with keynotes João Biehl, Co-Director of the Program in Global Health Policy at Princeton University, and David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine at Harvard University. In addition, there will be panels on the topics of women’s health in the Caribbean and on art, culture, and health in Haiti and Miami. Day two will center on the topic of medical professionals and the humanities with keynotes Joel Howell, Victor Vaughan Collegiate Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, and Danielle Ofri, Associate Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. Panels will address questions concerning the importance of the humanities for medical education and practice.

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Please Note: CHCI members and graduate students may register for the Institute's Friday dinner during the registration process even though the dinner is not listed on the website's program.

This event is cosponsored by the University of Miami Center for the Humanities, Office of the President and Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas, the Graduate School, and the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes.