The 2021 [Virtual] Health Humanities Consortium International Conference explored the theme “Crisis and Community: The Role of Health Humanities,” March 25-27, 2021.
MARCH 25, 2021
- 1 to 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
- 7 to 8:30 p.m. Featured Presentation
MARCH 26, 2021
- Noon to 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
- 5:30 to 7 p.m. Black Man in a White Coat (1.5 credit hours)
Keynote Speaker Damon Tweedy, MDOBJECTIVES
- Describe how medical education and the health care system have perpetuated health disparities.
- Identify strategies to mitigate the harms of physician bias and patient mistrust on health outcomes.
- Discuss the unique challenges and roles of Black physicians in the delivery of medical care.
MARCH 27, 2021
- 10 to 11:15 a.m. PANDEMIC Ostalgie: HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 – Lessons for Pandemic Preparedness from the Humanities (1.25 credit hours)
Keynote Speaker Rosemary Jolly, PhDOBJECTIVES
- Describe fifth-wave public health and how it challenges existing concepts of public health priorities.
- Compare the in-depth history of the comparative emergence of HIV and COVID-19 pathogens as zoonoses, dependent on phylogenetic studies contextualized within conditions of emergence of human/non-human animal interfaces.
- Discuss decolonization of a) medical history and b) global health interventions.
- Explain the ethics of considering pandemic conditions in terms of structural violence: settler colonialism; race; global capitalism, including a consideration of the level of the individual patient.
- 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Concurrent Presentations
MARCH 28, 2021
- 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Networking and Business Meetings