The HHC Curricular Toolkit is a collection of resources for people and institutions interested in building a health humanities program at their university or college. Whether a major, minor, certificate, pathway, masters or doctoral degree, this toolkit has the information you need to complete your proposal.
If you have other questions or wish to speak with an external consultant or advisor, just complete the Contact Us form.
Contributors to the HHC Toolkit include: Sarah L. Berry, Rachel Bracken, Andrea Charise, Mel L. Kantor, Craig M. Klugman, Catherine Burns Konefal, Tess Jones, Rosemary Weatherston, Anna-leila Williams
The HHC Toolkit is a living document that will be updated as more resources become available
Program Proposal Templates
These materials are freely available to anyone building a program in health humanities.
View a listing of baccalaureate majors, minors, and certificate programs in Health Humanities (by Case Western Reserve University)
View a list of graduate masters, doctoral, and certificate program in Health Humanities (by UT Austin Humanities Institute)
View a list of medical school Health Humanities Programs.
Search the Health Humanities syllabus repository (by Rice University Medical Futures Lab) that is organized by discipline, content, and topic. Click here to submit your own class for inclusion. The HHC also has a small curated collection of syllabi on its website.
Graduation Statistics & CIP Code
Learn more about the Dept of Education’s instructional classification code for Health/Medical Humanities & how it helps track student outcomes. Find national graduation rates in health humanities here.
Consider using CIP 51.3204 Medical/Health Humanities for your degree or certificate.
Toolkit/Program Development Publications
- Berry, S.L., Klugman, C.M., Adams, C.A., Williams A., Camodeca G.M., Leavelle T.N., Lamb E.G. (2023). Health Humanities: A Baseline Survey of Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in North America. J Med Humanit. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10912-023-09790-5
- Hausman, B.L., Jaros, P., Stone, J. et al. Creating Health Humanities Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges: Three Models. J Med Humanit 44, 107–116 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10912-022-09778-7
- Klugman CM, Bracken RC, Weatherston RI, Konefal CB, Berry SL (2021). Developing New Academic Programs in the Medical/Health Humanities: A Toolkit to Support Continued Growth. Journal of Medical Humanities 42 (4 December): 523-534. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10912-021-09710-5
- Klugman CM (2017). How Health Humanities Will Save the Life of the Humanities. Journal of Medical Humanities 38(4): 419-430.doi: 10.1007/s10912-017-9453-5
If you have suggestions, comments, are looking for an external consultant or advisor, or need additional information, please reach out and contact us.
How to Contribute
Consider helping us to grow the Health Humanities and out toolkit:
- Use CIP 51.3204 to report data for your degree or certificate program
- Submit to the syllabus repository
- Report your baccalaureate program or graduate program
- Join HHC as an individual or institution
- Join the HH listserv (free)
- Volunteer to help us [contact: email@example.com]
- Donate [contact: firstname.lastname@example.org]
- Sponsor a future conference [contact: email@example.com]