Equality Emerging: The Field of Medical Humanities' Influence on Healthcare Access and Delivery

deadline for submissions: 
October 11, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Tara Jenner-Donaldson / Drew University
contact email: 

Papers on the topic of the influence of Medical Humanities on creating equality in healthcare access and delivery from various areas of study, including bioethics, literature, sociology, anthropology, public health, history, and medical education, are invited to be considered for Drew University’s Transatlantic Connections 4 Conference, an interdisciplinary conference with a dedicated track for Medical Humanities. The four-day conference will take place in Bundoran, Ireland January 11-15, 2017. We are especially interested in submissions for sessions on medical narrative, mental health, public policy, ethics, and the ethics of human-subject research.

Proposals submitted by graduate students, scholars, faculty, and researchers for presentations, performances, and exhibits are welcome and must be received no later than October 11, 2016. Please send proposals to tjenner@drew.edu. Proposals must not exceed 350 words, plus a short presenter bio. All presenters must register as conference presenters and pay registration fee. Accepted applicants will be informed no later than October 20, 2016. For more information on the conference, email drewtransatlantic@gmail.com.

Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies is part of an intimate liberal arts university in Madison, New Jersey, and the Medical Humanities program offers degrees at the certificate, master’s, and doctoral level. For more information on the program, visit www.drew.edu/graduate/academics/medical-humanities