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The Humanities in Medicine, University of Washington

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posted on 2022-07-06, 16:21 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
The humanities offer important perspectives on the nature and practice of clinical medicine. Focuses on the intersection of multiple disciplines in the humanities and medicine. Examines medicine through different lenses. Please note that this course is offered by the Department of Bioethics and Humanities, within UW Medicine. 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.


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University or College

University of Washington

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)

40322; 70985

Course Title

The Humanities in Medicine

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Academic Year(s) Active

unclear, but likely ongoing

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