Directory of Medical Humanities
(New York University)
A searchable database including fields in humanities (literature, philosophy, ethics, history and religion), social science (anthropology, cultural studies, psychology, sociology), and the arts (literature, theater, film, and visual arts) and their application to medical education and practice; a collection of medical humanities syllabi, listed by institution; a list of people and programs devoted to medical humanities in the U.S.A. and abroad.
History of the Health Sciences World Wide Web Links
(History of the Health Sciences Section, Medical Library Association)
A large collection of websites including but not limited to related organizations in the history of health sciences, educational programs (e.g. graduate programs in the history of medicine), libraries and archives with relevant material, bibliographies, databases, and specific diseases.
Letters to a Third Year
(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio)
A unique humanities project started through the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, in which fourth year medical students offer an in-depth perspective on their third year of medical school in the form of written letters.
Program in Narrative Medicine
The website includes a list of upcoming events taking place on Columbia’s medical campus, medical student activities related to the arts and humanities, coursework and electives offered, as well as a bibliography of
Wellcome Library Internet Resources
(Wellcome Library, London, UK)
A gateway developed by librarians at the Wellcome Library, with links to categorized resources in biomedical ethics (BioethicsWeb), history of medicine (MedHist), and science communication and public engagement with science (Psci-com).
UCL Medical Humanities Resource Database
(University College of London)
An online, searchable database designed to complement the multi-institutional NYU literature, arts, and medicine database, the website provides educational resources for those interested in the use of arts and humanities in medical education and research. Also includes a searchable database of syllabi.
Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
(Yale University, School of Medicine)
Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics focuses its attention on bios
or life, and the way we have helped, broken and abused it. Our primary focus has been, and will continue to be, biomedical ethics, but we are increasingly putting time ans resources into issues related to ecology, environmental ethics, and care for nonhuman animals.
Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicines
An online clearinghouse for poetry, literature, and other student and physician-authored writing pieces that deal with the experience of medicine through the humanities and arts.
YaleSection of the History of Medicine
(Yale University School of Medicine)
The Section of the History of Medicine is a freestanding unit in the Yale University School of Medicine engaged with research and teaching in the history of medicine, the life sciences, and public health.
(Alumni Magazine for Yale University School of Medicine)
On a bi-annual basis, the alumni magazine publishes numerous stories surveying life at YSM, including the lives of students and faculty, current research, events of interest around campus, and letters to the editor