Health ProfessionsPublic HealthWriting, Journalism, Media & Publishing

COL 278 / SISP 278 – Medicine: An Artful Science or Scientific Art? Physician Writers Since 1900

In this seminar we will read physician authors since 1900 who have bridged the divide between the sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities. We will trace the evolution of research and practice over this period and contextualize these developments against broader social currents, appreciating that medical practice is a reflection of the best and worst of ourselves.

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