Whither medical humanities? Navjeevan Singh reflects on the importance of including the humanities in the medical curriculum in India

Dr Satendra Singh, Assistant Professor of Physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi, writes: The current issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics contains an essay “Whither Medical Humanities?” by Prof Navjeevan Singh, Coordinator, Medical Education Unit and founder Medical Humanities Group. It’s been 3 years since we started this endeavor and the Read the full article…

Blind With Camera Workshop (Delhi, August 27-28 2012)

Dr Satendra Singh, Assistant Professor of Physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi, writes: Infinite Ability, the disability subgroup of Medical Humanities Group of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi is organizing a workshop entitled ‘Blind With Camera’. This is an attempt to empower the visually impaired and 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…

Breaking Patterns, Creating Change – Report on the first ‘Theater of the Oppressed’ Workshop held for Medical Students in India

Dr Satendra Singh reports on the first ‘Theater of the Oppressed’ (TO) workshop ever for medical students in India, held on 23-24 Aug, 2011 at New Delhi and conducted by Medical Humanities Group UCMS, Delhi: Created by the Brazilian theater legend and visionary Augusto Boal, TO is a form of theater that is used worldwide Read the full article…

The confluence of science and humanities: Medical Humanities in Delhi

Dr Satendra Singh, Assistant Professor of Physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi, reports on the activities of India’s first medical humanities group: University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi is the first Indian medical school to introduce medical humanities to its staff and students. Our activities have been Read the full article…