Archive: Medical Humanities Initiative
The Hoya Covers the “Health Inequities in Time of Covid” Course, as Part of the New Course Offerings Focused on Racial Injustice
The Hoya presents the Health Inequities in Time of Covid course, taught by Theodora Danylevich and Carol Day, which investigates the systemic reasons behind COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on communities of color in the United States.
The Medical Humanities Initiative, in collaboration with the Georgetown Humanities Initiative and Howard University, hosted the lecture “A Distant Mirror: Seeing Medical History and Race Through the Lens of U.S. Culture,” featuring Harriet Washington, National Book Critics’ Circle award-winning author of Medical Apartheid.
Category: Past events
The Hoya introduces the future Medical Humanities major, expected to possibly launch in coming years, mentioning the Spring 2020 courses, and Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan and Dr. Daniel Marchalik’s vision for the Medical Humanities at Georgetown University.