Association For Medical Humanities - Promoting critical dialogues between humanities and healthcare

Association For Medical Humanities

Promoting critical dialogues between humanities and healthcare

Who we are

The AMH promotes understandings of both the human condition and practices of patient care through critical dialogue between medicine/healthcare and the arts/humanities.

President

Professor Alan Bleakley

(term of office 2013-2016)

Alan is Emeritus Professor of Medical Education and Medical Humanities Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine, and Visiting Scholar The Wilson Centre University of Toronto.

Secretary

Dr Paul Dakin

(2013-2016)

Paul is a GP in North London. He teaches medical students for King’s and UCL and is a postgraduate trainer in General Practice.

Conferences

Association for Medical Humanities 2017

The annual conference of the Association for Medical Humanities 2017 will be held at Keele University, hosted by the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences. The overarching theme is that of Critical Stories in the context of both Humanities and Arts research and production. The conference will include three plenary addresses by Dr Ima...

Blog

March Blog – AMH Conference Report

Hello all from your new editor, Lloyd. In this month’s blog, Noorie Banu, a Media student at the University of Greenwich, offers us an account of Cinzia Scorzon’s keynote on East Asian conceptions of the body from the 2016 AMH conference, ‘Body Talk: Whose Language?’: Body Talk: East Asian Perspectives – Noorie Banu The...

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