Department faculty members have made important contributions to scholarship in the medical humanities through

  • More than 25 books on topics such as advance medical directives, hospital ethics committees, writing and healing, civil war surgery, health care reform, and more
  • More than 100 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in leading journals
  • Editorship of the prestigious journal Literature and Medicine
  • Research supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Faculty members have held leadership positions in primary professional organizations, such as

  • American Osler Society
  • American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  • Association of Professional Chaplains
  • International Society for the History of medicine
  • Pediatric Ethics Consortium
  • Society for Health and Human Values