The biomedical humanities major at Hiram College is an innovative and interdisciplinary area of study geared to preparing students for successful careers in a range of health care fields.
This major couples an intensive science core – one that meets the requirements for medical schools – with a curriculum that utilizes courses in medical humanities enabling students to develop a balanced approach to healthcare.
With an emphasis on preparing students for careers in the medical field, all biomedical humanities majors are required to participate in four internships: one in biomedical research, one in clinical shadowing and two service learning projects. Students have completed numerous off-site shadowing and service learning experiences.
Hiram students also have access to medical professionals at internationally renowned hospital systems. This level of exposure to the application of medical sciences is a distinctive feature of Hiram's biomedical humanities program and it gives our students an understanding of day-to-day working environments that is difficult to match on an undergraduate level.
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Through our partnership with Northeast Ohio Medical University, five Hiram College students will gain direct admittance into our BA to MD program. Learn more about this program.
For advising and more information, please contact:
Michael Blackie, Interim Co-Chair of Biomedical Humanities and Interim Co-Director of the Center for Literature and Medicine
- Mahan House
Erin Lamb, Interim Co-Chair of Biomedical Humanities and Interim Co-Director of the Center of Literature and Medicine
- Mahan House