Where are all the female doctors?

The Glass Ceiling in Health and Medicine In recent years, we have become far more aware of professional inequalities across cultures, ethnicities, and gender identities. Scholars and cultural critics have drawn attention to the gender disparity within the medical and health fields. In 2017, the number of female physicians in the United States hovers around... Continue Reading →

Lecture recap: “Silencing the Body: Hypnosis, Music, and Pain in the 19th Century”

With Joelle M. Abi-Rached, Céline Frigau Manning, Carmel Raz Sharing from her current book project on music and hypnosis, Professor Céline Frigau Manning (Associate Professor of Performance Studies and Italian at Université Paris 8 – Institut Universitaire de France) takes pain as the arena where the two subjects overlap. Hypnosis, she argues, encompasses at once... Continue Reading →

Lecture recap: “Beyond Mindfulness: Buddhism and Health in Historical Perspective”

  With Michael Como, Lan Li, and C. Pierce Salguero Expounding upon the interdisciplinary scope of the medical humanities, Professor C. Pierce Salguero (Associate Professor of Asian History and Religious Studies at Penn State University, Abington College) spoke of how he has been exploring the interrelation between Buddhism and medicine through a variety of methods,... Continue Reading →

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