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“A Narrative Future for Healthcare”: Lancet Open Access “Comment” by Brian Hurwitz & Rita Charon

Readers of our blog may be interested to read the Open Access “Comment” piece “A narrative future for healthcare“, published by Brian Hurwitz and Rita Charon in The Lancet, which is timed to coincide with the conference “A Narrative Future for Healthcare” to … Continue reading

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Global Medical Humanities: Association for Medical Humanities 2013 Conference (EXTENDED CfP, Conference, 8-10 July 2013, Aberdeen)

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 CfP submission deadline EXTENDED to 15 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only … Continue reading

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Global Medical Humanities: Association for Medical Humanities 2013 Conference (CFP, Conference, 8-10 July 2013, Aberdeen)

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 CfP submission deadline 1 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently have … Continue reading

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Diagnosis, Technologies & Innovation (Day Seminar, Exeter, 28 January 2013)

One day seminar Diagnosis, technologies and Innovation Part of the ESRC Seminar Series: The role of diagnosis in health and wellbeing:  A social science perspective on the social, economic and political costs and consequences of diagnosis Monday 28 january 2013 9:30 – … Continue reading

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International Society of Critical Health Psychology (CFP, Conference, Bradford, 22-24 July 2013)

Call for Submissions – 2013 Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) will be held at the University of Bradford in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, 22nd-24th … Continue reading

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Deepening the Discussion: Arts, humanities & the social sciences in the education of health professionals (CFP, Symposium, Québec City, 19-20 April 2013)

Creating Space III: Deepening the Discussion Arts, Humanities and the Social Sciences in the Education of Health Professionals The AHSSM (Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences in Medicine) Educational Interest Group is pleased to announce that a symposium will be held … Continue reading

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Home Space: Public and private in new welfare settings (Seminar, Milton Keynes, UK, 11 December 2012)

ESRC Seminar on Home Space: Public and private in new welfare settings Tuesday 11 December, 10 – 4.30pm, the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, MK7 6AA The first of this ESRC series of seminars is now open for registration.  The series … Continue reading

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“Cost of Living” (New Blog, Sociology of Medicine, Health & Healthcare)

The Cost of Living is a blog about the sociology of medicine, health and health care. It was launched last month.  Since then the blog has had features, and comments on: Badgers, TB and Uncertainty Contingency, technology and NHS working Privatisation and the … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Care? Religious Traditions & Health Professions Today (CFP, Conference, Chicago, 28-30 May 2013)

2nd Annual Conference on Medicine and Religion, University of Chicago May 28, 2013 – May 30, 2013 What Does It Mean to Care? Religious Traditions and Health Professions Today The 2nd Annual National Conference on Medicine and Religion, sponsored by the Program … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities: Health & Disease in Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations National Conference (CfP, Conference, Washington, DC, March 2013)

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Washington, DC March 27-30, 2013 Location:       District of Columbia, United States Call for Papers Date:   2012-12-15 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for … Continue reading

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