Critical Pedagogies of Health and Society

Trans/Medicine Workshop

by Marian Robbins • November 16, 2021

Medicine and medical understandings have played prominent and problematic features in framing transgender historiography. Often, the critical role of trans people in shaping and contesting medical knowledge and practices has been overlooked. In this workshop, we propose to turn the question around and ask what transgender history says about the history of medicine. How can […]


Symposium: Medical Humanities in Policy and Practice

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Mergenthaler 111, Homewood Campus in collaboration with the Concentration on Medicine, Science, & Humanities  


The Work of Diagnosis: Medical Concepts in Social Life

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Welch Library Building, Room 303 In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology  


125th Anniversary of the School of Medicine Events

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Welch Library Building, West Reading Room


Psychiatry As Social Medicine Workshop

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Psychiatry as Social Medicine: History of Psychiatry Workshop To register, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page. The problem of integrating the social world into the medical body has appeared and reappeared many times in the history of psychiatry. While psychiatry has always been seen as one of the more evidently ‘social’ […]


Conference – Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues November 15-16, Baltimore Attendance is free for everyone. To register, scroll down or click here. For the program of the event, click here. THIS CONFERENCE IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL MEDICINE AND THE ALEXANDER GRASS HUMANITIES INSTITUTE Virtually all institutions are sustained through production of […]