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Presented by the University of Miami Center for the Humanities, Office of the President and Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Miami Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas, the Graduate School, and the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes.

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Day one of the Institute will focus on medical humanities and global health with keynotes by João Biehl, Co-Director of the Program in Global Health Policy at Princeton University, and David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine at Harvard University. In addition, there will be panels on the topics of women’s health in the Caribbean and on art, culture, and health in Haiti and Miami. 

Day two will center on the topic of medical professionals and the humanities with keynotes Joel Howell, Victor Vaughan Collegiate Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, and Danielle Ofri, Associate Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. Panels will address questions concerning the importance of the humanities for medical education and practice.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

•  Learn through representation of breast cancer and other reproductive diseases the cultural stigma these conditions carry in the Caribbean.

•  Gain increased appreciation of the importance of patients’ explanatory models, storytelling, and complex socio-cultural, and historical milieu for experiences of care-seeking and healing.

•  Incorporate ethics and other humanities into daily practice and interactions with colleagues and, for academic physicians, students.

•  Understand patient-practitioner relationships in a developmental framework; understand the ways in which relationships between various health care practitioners developed over time.


Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and others with an interest in or a need for continuing education in medical humanities and its impact on healthcare.

Accreditation

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution

All conflicts of interest of any individual(s) in a position to control the content of this CME activity will be identified and resolved prior to this educational activity being provided. Disclosure about provider and faculty relationships, or the lack thereof, will be provided to learners.

Credit Designation

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This seminar has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Florida Board of Nursing for Continuing Education. Provider #50-2105. Credit Designation: The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies designates this seminar series for a maximum of 12.5 CEU credits.

Services for the Disabled

If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this conference, contact the Center for the Humanities at humanities@miami.edu or 305-284-1580 at least 15 days prior to the conference.


For More Information Contact:

Center for the Humanities
P.O. Box 248292
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100
Coral Gables, FL 33124-8292
305-284-1580

This seminar has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Florida Board of Nursing for Continuing Education. Provider #50-2105. Credit Designation: The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies designates this seminar series for a maximum of 12.0 CEU credits.