• Michael Stanley-Baker posted an update in the group Group logo of Medical HumanitiesMedical Humanities on Humanities Commons 9 months, 1 week ago

    Polling the hive mind…. Would people be willing to share here the learning objectives of your Medical Humanities programmes at your universities?

    • Hi, Michael. Here are the learning goals on the website for our Health & the Humanities Certificate:
      (https://english.wisc.edu/programs/health-and-humanities-certificate-overview/)

      Learning Goals
      After completing the certificate, you will be able to:
      -Identify major developments in the history of medicine and the medical profession
      -Describe how the meaning of “health” has varied over time and space
      -Comprehend and evaluate complex arguments about politics, values, healthcare, and health in contemporary society
      -Understand health and illness as grounded in personal experience, develop empathy for others’ experiences, and use creative means to reflect on those experiences
      -Display sensitivity for what health means among differently positioned people