Thomas Cousins and Michelle Pentecost have recently published a second report on the Brocher Foundation workshop “The Humanization of Health Sciences through Innovation in Health Professions Education” held in Hermance, Switzerland May 18-20, 2016.

In this report, they draw out four points of reflection:

  1. ‘Humanising the health sciences’: old wine in new bottles?
  2. A critical humanization?
  3. Humanising health sciences in the North and the South
  4. Notions of humanity: conflict medicine and decolonization

The report is published on Somatosphere“A collaborative website covering the intersections of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology and bioethics.”

CLICK HERE for the full report!

Dr. Cousins and Dr. Pentecost wish to thank the excellent group of collaborators, participants, and funders who made the event possible.

To see other reports and documents pertaining to this workshop please visit the Health Professions Education Special Interest Group page.

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