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The Journey Back to Oneself: Reimagining Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter five includes a discussion of specific curricular interventions that can work toward getting students to think critically and to reflect deeply and broadly on what it means to be human. It ... More


Medical Humanities and The Place of Wonder

Martyn Evans

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It will be the argument of this chapter that, among the critiques that could be thought to contribute to a critical medical humanities, at least one may turn out to bear upon an important – but ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards, Anne Whitehead, and Angela Woods (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The medical humanities, we claim, names a series of intersections, exchanges and entanglements between the biomedical sciences, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences. The Edinburgh ... More


The Body Beyond the Anatomy Lab: (Re)Addressing Arts Methodologies for the Critical Medical Humanities

Rachael Allen

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Bearing witness to these anatomies ‘in the flesh’ is rooted in the cultural history of human anatomy and dissection: the meeting of artists and anatomists around the dissecting table; the public ... More


Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Anne Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a critique of the dominant understanding and deployment of empathy in the mainstream medical humanities. Drawing on feminist theory, it positions empathy not as something that one ... More


Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More


Conclusion

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion proposes the need for a more contextualised and a more politicised medical humanities. It also urges a repositioning of the arts and humanities so that they play a more critical, and ... More


Using “A Worn Path” to Explore Contemporary Health Disparities in a Service-Learning Course

Casey Kayser

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on teaching Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” in a service-learning Medical Humanities course for premedical students, in which we consider Phoenix Jackson's race, class, gender, age, ... More


The existential drinker

Steven Earnshaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drinking to excess has been a striking problem for industrial and post-industrial societies – who is responsible when a ‘free’ individual opts for a slow suicide? The causes of such drinking have ... More


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