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This Friday will herald the start of the Center for Medical Humanities & Social Medicine’s year-long monthly virtual speaker series entitled, “Epidemic/Endemic: Medical Humanities & Social Medicine 2020-21.” For the first event, the Center will be co-sponsoring with the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Department of Sociology for Dr. Ruha Benjamin’s talk entitled “Viral Justice: Pandemics, Policing, and Public Bioethics.” Click here for more information and the zoom link.

Elizabeth O'Brien, PhD

Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth O’Brien on winning the Richmond Brown prize for best dissertation on the history of Latin America, the Atlantic World, the Borderlands, and the Caribbean from the Southern Historical Association’s Latin American and Caribbean Section!

Jeremy Greene awarded the 2021 Nicholas Davies Memorial Award by the American College of Physicians. Dr. Greene receives the award for “outstanding scholarly activities in history, literature, philosophy, and ethics and contributions to humanism in medicine.” The first recipient in 1993 was our emeritus professor Gert Brieger. Congratulations Dr. Greene!