Posted: April 16, 2020

Humanism in Health and Healthcare

Description

“Humanism in Health and Healthcare”, a free open access course, is available on NextGenU.org. The course was developed by Oakland University - William Beaumont School of Medicine and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The course includes 13 modules:

  • History of Medicine, Modernism, and the Emergence of the Biomedical Model
  • Epidemiological Transition and the Humanistic (Re)turn
  • Medicalization and Social Control of Health
  • Biopsychosocial Model
  • Birth of Bioethics and the Evolution of Humanism
  • Science of Empathy
  • Building Empathy: Practices of the Senses
  • Empathy in Practice: Narrative Medicine/Narrative Communication
  • Self-Care: Caring for Self to Care for Others
  • Problems of Otherness and Dilemmas of Difference
  • Marginalization
  • Cultural Competency to Cultural Humility: Habits of Respectful Curiosity
  • Future of Humanism in Health and Health Care

Authors

Jason Adam Wasserman, Ph.D., Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Contact

wasserman@oakland.edu

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional

Domain

Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning

Keywords

Ethics, Empathy, Humanities, Culture, History, Humanism, Well-being, Self-care