Hiram College


This workshop will discuss issues relating to teaching in the health humanities (e.g. program, course, or assignment development; teaching methods and materials; community-based learning; accessibility and inclusion).

Example materials for submission: course descriptions, assignments, syllabi, teaching philosophies.

Sarah L. Berry, PhD is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at State University of New York—Oswego. She is the author of essays on medicine, gender, race, and cultural history that have appeared most recently in the textbook Research Methods in the Health Humanities (Oxford), Journal of Medical Humanities, Mosaic, Critical Insights, Rethinking Empathy, The Millions, and at the National Library of Medicine. She serves on the Health Humanities Consortium steering committee, co-chairing its Curriculum and Assessment Subgroup. She has led colleagues in securing a CIP code for Medical and Health Humanities for the federal IPEDS database and co-authors the annual report Health Humanities Baccalaureate Programs in the United States. Her book in progress is titled Patient Revolutions: Health and Social Justice in America from Abolition to the Affordable Care Act.