Above: 2023 Literature and Medicine participants. Credit: Carolyn Cusick. Since 2010, California Humanities has presented Literature & Medicine, a humanities-focused professional development program for healthcare providers at Veteran’s Affairs Medical […]
Literature & Medicine Offers Space to Thoughtfully Reflect While Improving the Quality of Health Care Provided to Patients
A highlight of the Literature and Medicine Program
A curated list of suggestions from a California Humanities Literature & Medicine Facilitator
We’re seeking host sites for Literature & Medicine® in Southern California and the Central Coast.
Healing has as much to do with the soul as the body. How can the humanities support our healthcare system—and some of our most vulnerable patients, wounded veterans?
“Science is not enough by itself; love is not enough by itself. As clinicians, loved ones, or caregivers, we are liable to miss something important, until we try something new.” […]
By Kris Clarke, Ph.D (Literature & Medicine facilitator in Fresno) I first learned about the intersection of literature and medicine when I heard Dr. Rita Charon speak at a narrative conference […]
The Grapes of Wrath, marking its 75th anniversary this year, is the story of the Joad family, who, along with other dust-bowl migrants, journey out of Oklahoma to California, searching […]