The Center for Bioethics and Humanities is the home of the Journal of Medical Humanities, edited by Therese Jones, PhD. The journal is an international forum for the publication of original peer-reviewed papers that reflect its enlarged focus on interdisciplinary inquiry in medicine and medical education.
Such inquiry can emerge in the following ways: (1) from the medical
humanities, which includes literature, history, philosophy and
bioethics as well as those areas of the social and behavioral sciences
that have strong humanistic traditions; (2) from cultural studies, a
multidisciplinary activity involving the humanities; women's,
African-American, and other critical studies; media studies and popular
culture; and sociology and anthropology, which can be used to examine
medical institutions, practice and education with a special focus on
relations of power; and (3) from pedagogical perspectives that elucidate
what and how knowledge is expressed and transmitted, and the
ideological basis of medical education.