Reproduction, Health, & Society

Find the Midwife Project Launch

by Marian Robbins • March 28, 2024

Join us as we use documentary film to connect midwifery’s past and today’s maternal health crisis. You are invited to join us for project launch events on Tuesday, April 9th across two Baltimore campuses. 12pm – Homewood Campus – Clipper Room, Shriver Hall 3pm – East Baltimore Campus – Room N431, School of Nursing, with […]

HIV/AIDS Education & Messaging Exhibits @ the Welch Medical Library

by Marian Robbins • February 8, 2024

The Welch Medical Library is hosting two complementary exhibitions highlighting the illustrated history of public health messaging as a response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. These exhibitions will be on display in the second floor gallery of the Welch Medical Library building. The building is open form 9-5, M-F. National Library of Medicine Exhibition:  AIDS, […]

Conference: Reckoning with Race & Racism in Academic Medicine

by Marian Robbins • May 25, 2022

Title: Reckoning with Race & Racism in Academic Medicine What: Two-day hybrid conference, for more information visit  Where: Hybrid – Virtual & Armstrong 150 West When: Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th Who: All are welcome to attend virtually. In person registration is limited to invited speakers and guests and Hopkins Affiliates. Numbers will […]

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  

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 […]

Conference: Critical Conversations on Reproductive Health/Care: Past, Present, and Future

by Jon Ortiz • January 12, 2021

Place: Online Conference, event links will be sent to those who register. Dates: February 3-7, 2021 Register here! See below for draft schedule. THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS We are grateful for sponsorship from the Ilza Veith Endowment of the Institute of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, […]

Policing, Incarceration, and Health

by pendari • January 10, 2021

Featuring Dr. Vesla Weaver & Dr. Carolyn Sufrin Fourth iteration of speaker series – Epidemic//Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21 Zoom Webinar Registration For more information on the series, see below. The COVID-19 epidemic has starkly illuminated a series of structural forces in health and society that produce endemic disparities. As a result, older […]