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Department of Medical Humanities


Medical Humanities Curriculum

Medical Humanities Clerkship: Doctoring Year 3

The humanities curriculum for Year 3 intensifies, providing a two-week doctoring clerkship that focuses on the physician-patient relationship from a perspective of ethics, health policy, history, and law. For more information, please click on the link above.

Integrated Modules

The Department of Medical Humanities offers a number of learning experiences incorporated throughout the third year medical school curricula. To find out more, please click on the link above.


Humanities faculty are currently offering seventeen electives to third year students, ranging from Alternative Systems of Healing, to Integrating the Professional and Personal Identities of the Physician, to Studies in the History of Medicine. Please click on the link above to learn more about the various humanities electives offered in Year 3 at the SIU School of Medicine.