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Department of Medical Humanities

The Mission of the Department of Medical Humanities is to ensure critical dialog about health, health care and the human condition.

The Department of Medical Humanities at Southern Illinois University offers a curriculum designed to provide medical students with a core knowledge in the humanities, emphasizing application of the content and methodologies of humanities disciplines to the practice of medicine. These humanities disciplines include: ethics, health policy, medical history, medical jurisprudence, psychosocial care, and religious studies.

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upcoming events

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Tuesday, May 5, 12:00 Noon

THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL HUMANITIES PRESENTS:

REFELCTIVE PRACTICE IN MEDICINE

SUSAN ARJMAND, MD

Telehealth, 913 Building, Room 1252

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Friday, May 22, 2015: 17th Annual Southern Illinois HealthCare/SIU Health Policy Institute presents

ALTERNATIVE DELIVERY METHODS IN HEALTHCARE: THE SEARCH FOR QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY

Co-sponsored by the Chicago Medical Society, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, and by the SIU School of Medicine - Department of Medical Humanities. CME credits are available.

Please click for registration and venue locations in Springfield, Carbondale and Chicago.


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