Medical Humanities Alumna Shines in her New Career

As an economics major, UCI alumna Chelsea Ching Su had never imagined a career where she would be personally enriching the experiences of physical therapy patients. […]

Medical Humanities Alumna Shines in her New Career 2017-11-15T15:33:45-08:00

Memory and Medicine in Early Modern England

Photos: Medical Humanities Initiative Work-in-Progress Talk  Memory and Medicine in Early Modern England Presented by Rebeca Helfer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, UCI School of Humanities In this Medical Humanities Initiative Work-in-Progress Talk, Dr. Rebeca Helfer, UCI Associate Professor of English, asks: What did memory have to do with medicine in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England? [...]

Memory and Medicine in Early Modern England 2017-10-12T16:45:24-07:00

Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, lead-in-water crisis a year after its state of emergency

Last March, the UCI Medical Humanities Initiative Sponsored a round-table on the Flint Water Crisis, featuring professors from the Departments of History, Public Policy, and Public Health. Here, History Professor Andrew Highsmith revisits the event in an interview with UCI News.

Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, lead-in-water crisis a year after its state of emergency 2017-10-12T16:45:24-07:00

Submit Art to PLEXUS – Deadline Jan. 7, 2017

We invite you to submit your works of art, including but not limited to prose, poetry, paintings, photographs, music, performance, and dance to PLEXUS, UCI SOM’s Journal of the Arts and Humanities. PLEXUS is celebrating 18 years of success thanks to the participation & contributions of our students, staff, faculty, and community. […]

Submit Art to PLEXUS – Deadline Jan. 7, 2017 2016-12-03T07:59:58-08:00

Westminster High School Students Attend Medical Humanities Event

Theresa Brown RN, the UCI Medical Humanities Distinguished Lecturer and author of the New York Times Best-Selling books The Shift and Critical Care drew an audience of well over one hundred UCI and community members including six local high schools.

Westminster High School Students Attend Medical Humanities Event 2016-11-02T13:12:52-07:00

Vietnamese American Stories: Narratives of Health and Healing

Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States and the largest concentration of Vietnamese living outside of Vietnam resides in Southern California. Their  experiences during the war in Vietnam and their turbulent journey as refugees and immigrants have contributed to the complexities of their health care. The Vietnamese American Oral History [...]

Vietnamese American Stories: Narratives of Health and Healing

2016-10-24T09:28:47-07:00

Medical Humanities Event in OC Register

On October 15, the Medical Humanities Initiative, along with the Stem Cell Center, Reeve Spinal Center, UCI Illuminations, and the Departments of Dance, Music, and Drama co-sponsored a symposium on sound, movement, and healing. […]

Medical Humanities Event in OC Register 2017-10-12T16:45:24-07:00

Distinguished Lecture Announced: Theresa Brown, R.N.

Join us for the Medical Humanities Initiative Distinguished Lecture featuring Theresa Brown, R.N. the bestselling author of The Shift.

Distinguished Lecture Announced: Theresa Brown, R.N. 2016-10-03T15:32:17-07:00

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Faculty Grant Award Winners

Earlier this month, the Medical Humanities Initiative announced the winners of their Faculty Research, Curriculum Development, and Community Engagement Grants. […]

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Faculty Grant Award Winners 2017-10-12T16:45:25-07:00

Minor in Medical Humanities Approved

An undergraduate minor in Medical Humanities, one of the long-standing goals of the Medical Humanities Initiative has recently been approved beginning this year. […]

Minor in Medical Humanities Approved 2017-10-12T16:45:25-07:00