ePatients: The Medical, Ethical and Legal Repercussions of Blogging and Micro-Blogging Experiences of Illness and Disease (CfP, Queen’s University Belfast, 11-12 September 2015)

Keynote Speakers: Anne-Marie Cunningham (Cardiff University) and Julia Kennedy (Falmouth University) Referring to the growth of online patient-initiated resources, including medical blogs, the BMJ noted in a 2004 editorial that we were witnessing ‘the most important technocultural medical revolution of the past century’. Ten years later, the controversy caused by Bill Keller’s opinion piece in Read the full article…

2014 UK Blog Awards: Centre for Medical Humanities Blog ‘highly commended’ in Health (Organisation) category

Felicity Callard writes:   We are delighted to have heard that our Centre for Medical Humanities blog has been ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2014 UK Blog Awards in the Health (Organisation) category.   This means that the CMH blog is one of the top three organisational health blogs in the UK (no mean feat, given that we are Read the full article…

Call for Bloggers: History of Sexuality Blog

Call for Bloggers: History of Sexuality Blog Co-Editors: Justin Bengry (Birkbeck and McGill) and Julia Laite (Birkbeck) We are currently looking for regular contributors to a History of Sexuality Blog to launch this autumn and hosted by the Raphael Samuel History Centre. Our goal is to create a blog that is intellectually engaged, accessible, timely, Read the full article…

The future of medical humanities blogging: Have you had your say?

The CMH blog is 1000 posts old and it’s time we heard from you – our readers, subscribers and twitter followers – about what’s working, what you’d like to see more (and less) of, and what the future of medical humanities blogging should be. Our short questionnaire will be open until 14 June 2013. If Read the full article…

Celebrate and blog on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Dr Satendra Singh, Assistant Professor of Physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi, writes: Welcome to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Blog Party! Infinite Ability (the disability SIG of Medical Humanities Group) and Enabling Unit, UCMS & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India is proud to host the first Read the full article…