Mission statement

Mission Statement


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


  1. To add significant value to the interdisciplinary cultures of the medical/health humanities nationally and internationally.
  2. To run Council meetings, including an AGM, according to the published Constitution.
  3. To run stimulating and profitable annual conferences.
  4. To run an informative and interactive website.
  5. To align with the BMJ group biannual journal Medical Humanities.
  6. To develop collaborations with national and international partners.
  7. To lobby decision-making and funding bodies.


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