Graduate Education in Medical Humanities: Models and Methods
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Institute for the Medical Humanities and the 20th anniversary of its Medical Humanities Graduate Program, the Institute for the Medical Humanities proudly presents the "Graduate Education in Medical Humanities: Models and Methods" conference, March 6-9, 2008, Galveston, Texas.
The conference will provide a rare opportunity for faculty, administrators, and students of programs throughout the world to come together to investigate the questions that characterize this evolving field of graduate education; to discuss their work; and to share models and methods of successful programs.
Featured speakers and their topic titles include: Robert E. Proctor, Ph.D., Connecticut College, “The Mystic Chords of Memory: Defining the Humanities;” Gary Remer, Ph.D., Tulane University, “Erasmus and the Humanist Ideal of Sermo: Toward a Rhetoric of Tolerance;” and Ronald A. Carson, Ph.D., UTMB, “Reading Medicine, Teaching Medical Humanities.”
For further information or to register contact Donna Vickers, email@example.com or 409-772-9396.
ABOUT THE MEDICAL HUMANITIES GRADUATE PROGRAM AT THE IMH, UTMB:
Since its founding in 1973, the IMH has brought together historians, philosophers, and scholars in literature, religious studies, jurisprudence, and other humanities disciplines to offer their perspectives on health, illness, and related topics. In 1988, the graduate program at the IMH was authorized to offer the United States' first M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in the medical humanities. Two decades later, the IMH is still one of the very few programs in the United States to offer advanced degrees in the medical humanities and is the only one to offer a Ph.D. in medical humanities. The Graduate Program Director is Anne Hudson Jones, Ph.D., Hobby Family Professor in the Medical Humanities.
Donna A. Vickers
Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Program
University of Texas Medical Branch
Institute for the Medical Humanities
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1311
Fax: 409.772.5640 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.utmb.edu/imh/GradProgram.asp
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