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Humanism in Health and Healthcare, Georgetown University

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This Humanism in Health and Healthcare introductory course provides foundational theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, as well as an opportunity to plan (with locally and globally available peers and mentors) humanistic strategies, and practice humanistic techniques to assist patients in achieving positive health behavior changes. This course is offered by Oakland University William Beaumont SOM & The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. It is an online elective, and available at This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


Subject Area


Geographic Region

South Atlantic

University or College

Georgetown University

Funding Status


Endowment (according to NACUBO's U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20) ($1,000)


Annual Tuition and Mandatory Fees 2021-2022 ($) (Resident; Non-resident, where applicable)


Course Title

Humanism in Health and Healthcare

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)

PhD Medical Sociology; PhD Medical Education

Position of Instructor(s)

Associate Professor of Foundational Medical Studies (Oakland University); Associate Professor of Medical Education (Oakland University)

Academic Year(s) Active

unclear, but likely ongoing

Primary Works on Reading List

Naomi Shihab Nye, Kindness; and Mary Oliver, The Journey.

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