The nation's premier undergraduate program-in the context of Christian community-developing capable, compassionate leaders working for wellness in our world.
Grief is an all too common and all too under-discussed experience. Our own Dr. Bill Hoy discusses grief in a Second Rodeo podcast.
Alagu Subramanian's role as first author of the paper published in Nature Scientific Reports demonstrates the students involved in Medical Humanities can hold their own with anyone in the sciences!
This semester, the Medical Humanities Program created a unique opportunity for MH major, Hunter Walker, to shadow local general dentist and MH lecturer, Dr. Terry Lassiter.
This fall, the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) will be presenting its inaugural award named in honor of retired Baylor University philosopher Dr. S. Kay Toombs.
"A great deal of health is beyond what I can explain objectively. My foundation in the medical humanities plays a huge role in helping me understand the subjectivity within my patients' experiences of their medical condition."
"Medical Humanities courses helped me consider all aspects of the patient's care, whether from the perspective of society, the healthcare provider, the caregiver, or the patient."
"A lot of people go into college thinking they have to major in one of the traditional sciences to be a good candidate for professional school. However, my background in Medical Humanities helped me learn the vital art and skills of caring for humans - and that is invaluable training for anyone in health care whether they plan to be in pharmacy, medicine, nursing, etc."
"Since before I came to Baylor, health care administration has always been my passion. It's the glue that holds the whole health care enterprise together and medical humanities helps me make sure I keep patients where they belong-at the center!"
Medical Humanities "Gave me a space to think about death and understand how that is going to affect me when patients die. Death is not the enemy of medicine."