Hiram College

International Summer Symposia

The mission of the summer seminar is to bring together healthcare professionals with humanities scholars, creative artists, and educators in a dynamic, engaged community where they learn from each other, try out new ideas, and help shape the direction of biomedical humanities.

The goals of the summer seminar include:

  • To refresh and stimulate the leaders and participants with challenging ideas and different perspectives.
  • To give participants new ways of integrating humanistic perspectives and values into clinical settings and health professions education.
  • To engage participants in theatre, creative writing, and other arts as complements to their professional work.
  • To create educational materials that can be used to involve the public in much needed dialogue about health care issues.

Previous Symposia include: