Public Health and Social Jusitce

Literature, Medicine, and Public Health

literature.jpgArticles, slide shows, syllabi, reading lists, and curricular suggestions

Slide Shows:

*Activism – History, Literature, and Contemporary Movements
Slide show on Activism in Medicine and Public Health, covering Literature, History, Photography, and Contemporary Movements

*Death and Dying in Literature
Slide show on literature relevant to death and dying, uses of such literature in health care education

Leisure Reading Collections in Academic Health Sciences Libraries: What do our Students want from us? (Erin Watson): Available at http://chla-absc.ca/2011/sites/default/files/STAT!Talk_Leisure_Reading_Collections_Watson.pdf

*Literature, Photography, and Social Justice in Medicine
Overview of the relationships between literature, history, photography, and social justice in health care

Literature, Photography, and Social Justice in Medicine – short version
Short version of above slide show

*Public Health and Social Justice
Overview of Public Health and Social Justice

*War and Peace in Literature and Photography
Slide show with famous quotes, some poems, and photos relevant to war and peace

Articles:

*Community-Based Med Humanities Med Ed.pdf
Article on the uses of literature in health professions education, focusing on curricular suggestions, interdisciplinary learning, and community involvement

Disability and Narrative – R Garden
New directions for the medical humanities – Rebecca Garden

*Exploring the Human Condition – Using Literature to Teach Public Health
Chapter from Teaching Literature and Medicine, Hawkins and McEntyre editors (NY: Modern Language Association, 2000)

First-Person Narratives of Madness – Hornstein
Bibliography of first-person narratives of madness, from Professor Gail Hornstein. For responses, additions, and comments, visit http://www.gailhornstein.com/

Green World Deep in Winter – E Tova Bailey, Yale J Hums in Med
Essay from the author of The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Healing Arts Video Review – Gerontologist.doc
Review of “Healing Arts

*Historical Perspectives on Scientific Research – Adv Hlth Sci Ed
Advice for young investigators; includes historical and literary references

humanities & social sciences summer stipend program ohsu.doc
Overview of Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Stipend Program, OHSU, 1998-2001

Humanities and Social Sciences Mission Stmt – OHSU, 2001
Document calling for the incorporation of history and the humanities into medical training

Illness and Disability Narratives Reading List – Shah
List for those interested in reading and writing about illness and/or disability from Dr Seema Shah

Literary Narratives of Mental Illness Reading List – Shah
List of works of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and anthologies from Dr Seema Shah

Literature and Medicine Reading List Through 1999
By topic, includes fiction, non-fiction, and related articles from scientific journals

Literature and Social Injustice – Medscape
Stories of the disenfranchised

Madness – Bibliography of First-Person Narratives: http://www.gailhornstein.com/files/Bibliography_of_First_Person_Narratives_of_Madness_5th_edition.pdf

Narrative Medicine Approaches to Understanding Encounters Between Health Care Providers and Deaf People – DeVault, Garden, & Schwartz
Enhancing communication among deaf people, health care professionals, and sign-language interpreters

*Physician Authors on Death – J Pall Care
Literary selections appropriate for teaching rounds

Physician-Authors & Medicine – Maugham, Williams, Thomas, and Shem
Essay awarded O’Malley Prize, UCLA School of Medicine, 1989

Physician-Authors & Medicine – Keats, Chekhov, and Selzer
Essay awarded O’Malley Prize, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990

Physician emotions and vulnerability – reading list – Kasman
Books, collections, short stories, and journal articles about physicians dealing with their emotions, from Dr Deborah Kasman

*Reflections on Lewis Thomas & Samuel Shem – Am Med Writers Assn J
Two insights into the art of medical training

*Stories and Society – IJCAIP
Using literature to teach medical students about public health and social justice

*Student and Faculty Responses to the Addition of Literature to the Medical Curriculum – J Gen Int Med
Survey following addition of poems, short stories, and first-person narratives to a pre-clinical medical school curriculum

*Thoughts on integrating Literature into Medical Training
Curricular suggestions and pedagogical approaches

*War and Peace in Literature and Photography
List of novels, poems, non-fiction works, and photography websites relevant to war and peace

*William Carlos Williams: Lessons for physicians from his life and writings – Pharos
Winner of the 2004 Pharos Editor’s Prize

Course Syllabi:

Death Made Visible – An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Death and Dying in Literature
Course description and syllabus from University of Ottowa – Brajtman, Hall, Barnes and Wright

Ethics, Law, and Humanities – What Medical Students Should Know – M Hester
Overview of important topics that every medical student should learn in ethics, law, and narrative medicine, from Micah Hester, PhD

*Film and Public Health Course
Course description and syllabus for Film and Public Health course

Global and comparative perspectives on health care systems and policies – Chaufan
Course description and syllabus from Claudia Chaufan, UCSF School of Nursing, 2011

*Humanities & Soc Sciences in Med 2001 syllabus.doc
Course syllabus for Humanities and Social Sciences in Medicine

humanities & social sciences summer stipend program ohsu.doc
Overview of Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Stipend Program

Humanities Social Sciences Mission Stmt OHSU 2001.doc
Document calling for the incorporation of history and the humanities into medical training

integrating literature into med training.doc
Tips re integrating literature and history into medical training

Internists and bioterror prevention – JGIM lte 2007.doc
Letter re prevention of bioterrorism, prevention of war, promotion of peace, and medical education

lit and med reading list thru 1999.doc
Long list of readings in literature, medicine, and public health thru 1999

lit, med, & publ hlth syllabus.doc
Course syllabus for Literature, Medicine, and Public Health (OHSU, 1990s)

Literature and Activism Reading List.doc
Short list of activist-oriented books

*Literature and Med Ed study – JGIM.doc
Abstract examining the integration of literary selections into a longitudinal medical school course covering health policy and ethics

Literature, Medicine, and Health – Martha Stoddard Holmes, CSUSM
Course syllabus for Martha Stoddard Holmes’ Literature, Medicine, and Health Course, California State University, San Marcos

*Literature, Medicine, and Public Health Syllabus
Course syllabus for Literature, Medicine, and Public Health, combines literary selections with articles from contemporary medical and public health journals (PSU, 2011)

Public Health and Social Justice Syllabus 2006.doc
Syllabus for Public Health and Social Justice Course, Portland State University, 2006

Public Health and Social Justice Syllabus 2008
Syllabus for Public Health and Social Justice Course, Portland State University, 2008

*Public Health and Social Justice Syllabus 2009
Syllabus for Public Health and Social Justice Course, Portland State University, 2009

Social Basis of Community and Public Health Syllabus – Andrea Kafloglou, University of Maryland, 2008
Course syllabus for A Kalfoglou’s Social Basis of Community and Public Health class – 2008

Social Determinants of Health Syllabus – Stephen Rose, University of New England
Course syllabus for Stephen Rose’s Social Determinants of Health, University of New England – 2009

*War and Peace in Literature and Photography
List of novels, poems, non-fiction works, and photography websites relevant to war and peace

*Women’s Hlth and Human Rights syllabus
Syllabus for Women’s Health and Human Rights course, Portland State University

Publications Resource:

Literature and Medicine Journals – R Garden
Comprehensive list of literature and medicine journals from Professor Rebecca Garden

External Links:

[Please see Ethics Links on External Links Page for Individual Programs: go to http://phsj.org/?page_id=67]

Academic Centers and Programs in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities (another way to find links to many programs): http://www.asbh.org/meetings/resources/academics.html

All Heart Matters (Narrative Medicine Blog): http://www.allheartmatters.com/

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities: http://www.asbh.org/

Ars Medica (A Journal of Medicine, the Arts, and Humanities): http://www.ars-medica.ca/Ars_Medica.html

Art vs. Rehab: http://artvsrehab.com/

Arts Health Network Canada: http://artshealthnetwork.ca/

Arts Practica – Observation in Practice: http://www.artspractica.com/

Body politics: poetry, art, and community health in India: http://bodypolitics.blogspot.com/

Center for Digital Storytelling: http://storycenter.org/

Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change: http://www.ijcaip.com/promos/book-1-about.html

Creative Works Studio: http://www.creativeworks-studio.ca/main.html

Documenting Medicine: http://www.documentingmedicine.com/

Durham University Medical Humanities Blog: http://medicalhumanities.wordpress.com/

Estate Project for Artists with AIDS: http://www.artistswithaids.org/

Georgetown University Interacting with the Medical Humanities: http://www8.georgetown.edu/departments/familymedicine/imh/main.htm

Healing Muse (SUNY Upstate Center for Bioethics and Humanities): http://www.upstate.edu/bioethics/thehealingmuse/

Healing Words Productions: http://www.healingwordsproductions.com/index.html

Health Affairs Narrative Matters Essay Archive: http://content.healthaffairs.org/narrative_matters/

Health Arts and Humanities Program (University of Toronto): http://health-humanities.com/

Health Arts and Humanties Program (University of Toronto) Companion Curriculum: http://health-humanities.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Companion-Curriculum-Introduction-Readings.pdf

Hektoen International – A Journal of Medical Humanities: http://www.hektoeninternational.org/index.html

Icarus Project: http://theicarusproject.net/

Images for Renewal: http://www.imagesforrenewal.com/

International Health Humanities Network: http://www.healthhumanities.org/

International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice: http://www.ijcaip.com/

Intima – A Journal of Narrative Medicine: http://www.theintima.org/

Journal of Health Care, Science, and the Humanities: http://nmvaa.org/index.php/mhrl/jhsh/

Living Hand (Journal of General Internal Medicine – Medical Humanities Articles): http://www.sgim.org/web-only/medical-humanities

Lumen (University of Edinburgh Medical Humanities: http://www.medical-humanities.hss.ed.ac.uk/literature-and-medicine-magazine/

Madness and Literature: http://www.madnessandliterature.org/

Maine Humanities Council: http://mainehumanities.org/index.php

Medical Humanities Dissertations Database: http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/guides/histmed/researchresources/dissertations/

Medical Humanities Journals and Places to Publish: http://bioethics.stanford.edu/arts/Journals.html

MLA Commons Humanities and Medicine Group: http://commons.mla.org/groups/humanities-medicine/

MLA Commons Literature, Medicine, and Medical Humanities Group: http://medicalhumanities.commons.mla.org/

Murmurs – The Journal of Art and Healing: http://www.murmursmag.com/

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature Syllabus Exchange Database: http://bioethics.georgetown.edu/databases/Syllabus/index.htm

NYU Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database: http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Main?action=new

NYU Medical Humanism: http://school.med.nyu.edu/studentsfaculty/student-affairs/master-scholars-program/medical-humanism

Poetry and Jazz (Joan Baranow and David Watts): http://www.poetry-and-jazz.com/

Poetry and Prose Rounds, University of Washington: http://poetryprose.hsl.washington.edu/

Proteus – A Journal of Ideas: http://www.ship.edu/uploadedFiles/Ship/Proteus/2012Proteus%20%284%29.pdf

Pulse: voices from the heart of medicine: http://www.pulsemagazine.org

Sensitive Crimes Book List: http://www.danecountyrcc.org/support/index.php?category_id=3913

Silence Speaks: http://silencespeaks.org/

Society for the Arts in Healthcare: http://thesah.org/template/index.cfm

Sound of a Wild Snail Eating (Elisabeth Tova Bailey) audiovisual presentation: http://www.elisabethtovabailey.net/files/The_Sound_of_a_Wild_Snail_Eating_film.swf

The Examined Life: A Literary Journal of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine: http://theexaminedlifejournal.blogspot.com/

Woven Dialog Writing Workshops: http://www.saratbaker.com/