A listing of member publications, journals, podcasts and resources dedicated to the Health Humanities. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list but a selection of foundational works.
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- AMA Journal of Ethics
- Ars Medica
- Bellevue Literary Review
- The Examined Life Journal (UIowa)
- Health Affairs: Narrative Matters
- Hektoen International
- International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice
- Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies
- The Healing Muse (SUNY Upstate)
- Literature & Medicine
- Medical Encounter
- Medical Humanities
- Medicine & Meaning (UAMS)
- Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics
- Pegasus Review: A Medical Literary Review Journal
- Pulse-First Person Accounts of Health & Medicine
- Research & Humanities in Medical Education (RHiME)
- Rhetoric of Health & Medicine
- Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal
- Vital: A Health Humanities Magazine
- NYU Literature, Arts & Medicine Database
- Report on Undergraduate Health/Medical Humanities Programs (Berry, Lamb, & Jones)
- Medical and Health Humanities in Africa (MHHA)
- Graphic Medicine Podcast
- Medical Humanities (BMJ)
- Centre for Medical Humanities and Ethics (Durham University)
- Friedman, Lester & Therese Jones eds (2022). Routledge Handbook of Media and Health.
- Crawford, Paul,Brown, Brian, and Charise, Andrea (2020). The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities.
- Klugman C & Lamb EG (2019). Research Methods in Health Humanities. Oxford University Press.
- Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, MPH, MFA, MMHC, Steve Reid, MBChB, MMed, PhD, Ayo Coly, PhD, Thirusha Naidu, PhD, and Francis Omaswa, MBChB, MMed. EICHBAUM et al – Conceptualizing Medical Humanities Programs in Low-Resource Settings in Africa – Acad Med 2019 Academic Medicine, Vol. 94, No. 8 / August 2019.
- Liu EY, Batten J, Merrell SB, Shafer A. The long-term impact of a comprehensive scholarly concentration program in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities. BMC Medical Education 18:2014, 2018 https://rdcu.be/5oRp
- Jones, Blackie, Garden, Wear. 2017. “The Almost Right Word: The Move from Medical to Health Humanities.” Academic Medicine 92(7: 932-935).
- Cole TR, NS Carlin and RA Carson. “Introducing the Medical Humanities.” In Medical Humanities: An Introduction, eds. T Cole, N Carlin and R Carson (New York: Cambridge U Press 2015, 1 – 18).
- Saffran L. ‘Only connect’: the case for public health humanities. Medical Humanities 2014. vol 40 (Issue 2): 105-110.
- Bleakley A. “Towards a ‘Critical Medical Humanities.’” In Medicine, Health and the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities, eds. V Bates, A Bleakley, and S Goodman (London: Routledge 2014, 17 – 26).
- Jones T. “‘Oh, the humanit(ies)!’: Dissent, Democracy and Danger.” Medicine, Health and the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities, eds. V Bates, A Bleakley, and S Goodman (London: Routledge 2014, 27 – 38).
- Jones T, D Wear and LD Friedman. “The Why, the What, and the How of the Medical/Health Humanities.” In Health Humanities Reader (New Brunswick: Rutgers U Press 2014, 1-9).
- Eichbaum QG. “Thinking about Thinking and Emotion: The Metacognitive Approach to the Medical Humanities that Integrates the Humanities with the Basic and Clinical Sciences.” The Permanente Journal 18 (4): 68-75.
- Pre-Health Humanities. Journal of Medical Humanities 38(4, December 2017).
- The Republics of Benjamin Rush. Early American Studies 15(2, Spring 2017). https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/36084
- ENTHYMEMA. Narrative and Medicine. Special Issue. 2016 (Issue 16). http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/enthymema/issue/view/1010
- Costa, M., Kangasjarvi, E. & Charise, A. Beyond empathy: a qualitative exploration of arts and humanities in pre-professional (baccalaureate) health education. Adv in Health Sci Educ (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-020-09964-z
- Remein CDiF, Childs E, Pasco JC, et al. Content and outcomes of narrative medicine programmes: a systematic review of the literature through 2019. BMJ Open 2020;10:e031568. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2019-031568
- Sklar, David. 2018. “Health Humanities and Medical Education: Joined by a Common Purpose.” Academic Medicine 92(12: 1647-1649). Sklar.HeathHum.MedEd
- Anderson-Fye EP, Julia Knopes, Hillary Villarreal. Piloting an Undergraduate Survey Course in Medical Humanities and Social Medicine: Lessons, Tradeoffs, and Institutional Contexts. Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation. 2018. https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/journalofhumanitiesinrehabilitation/2018/04/30/piloting-an-undergraduate-survey-course-in-medical-humanities-and-social-medicine-lessons-tradeoffs-and-institutional-context/
- Klugman, CM. Medical Humanities Teaching in North American Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools. Journal of Medical Ethics. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10912-017-9491-z?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst
- Peterkin, Allan, David Sasso, Anna Skorzewska. The Arts and Humanities in Psychiatry…A Debut. Psychiatric Times. 2017. http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/cultural-psychiatry/arts-and-humanities-psychiatry-debut
- Stanford’s Medicine and The Muse special issue on humanities in medicine
- Yale Medicine’s special issue on humanities in medicine
- Graham J, Benson LM, Swanson J, Potyk D, Dartha K, Roberts K. Medical Humanities Coursework is Associated with Greater Measured Empathy in Medical Students. American Journal of Medicine 2016. vol 129: 1334-1337.
- Baruch, Jay. Doctors as Makers. Academic Medicine. 2017, vol 92 (Issue 1): 40-44.
- Jones T, Blackie M, Garden R, Wear D. The Almost Right Word: The Move from Medical to Health Humanities. Academic Medicine (2017; 2016 epub).
- Bloomsbury’s Critical Interventions in the Medical and Health Humanities series
- Brill’s Narratives and Mental Health Series
- Edinburgh University Press Contemporary Cultural Studies in Illness, Health & Medicine
- Lehigh’s Studies in Health Humanities Series
- Penn State’s Graphic Medicine series
- Peter Lang’s Medical Humanities: Criticism and Cretivity series
- Routledge’s Advances in the Medical Humanities series,
- University of California’s Medical Humanities Press