Learning How to Listen in Clinical Encounters

Susan Notess writes: There’s an American sitcom called Superstore, featuring the staff of a fictional big box store in St Louis, Missouri. One of the main characters, Jonah Simms, is

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Entering the House: Making Sense of COVID-19

Entering their houses, four voices – from anthropology, biology, psychology and philosophy – share surfaces of touch, cross-contaminating as the same themes appear in different ways

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Let’s Fight! Illness Metaphors and Their Many Uses

Anita Wohlmann considers how authors of illness narratives have consciously reworked the "fight" metaphor. 

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Introducing Medical Humanities in Secondary Schools

Tanya Sheehan draws on her experience of teaching “Medicine and Society” to adolescents in a US summer school in 2021 to explore the value and implications of introducing critical medical humanities into secondary schools.

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