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Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion. It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book, film, and art reviews, editorials, correspondence, news and notes. To ensure international relevance Medical Humanities has Editorial Board members from all around the world.
http://mh.bmj.com/
* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion. It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book, film, and art reviews, editorials, correspondence, news and notes. To ensure international relevance Medical Humanities has Editorial Board members from all around the world.
http://mh.bmj.com/
* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

    Poetry, Disability, and the Power of Medical Humanities with Kimberly Campanello

    Poetry, Disability, and the Power of Medical Humanities with Kimberly Campanello

    Making connections through poetry, disability, and medical humanities. Brandy Schillace, Medical Humanities' Editor-in-Chief, interviews Kimberly Campanello, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Leeds University, UK.
    Read the related blog including the transcription of this podcast: https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2023/10/26/on-poetry-disability-and-the-power-of-medical-humanities
    Subscribe to the Medical Humanities Podcast in all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a 5-star rating on the Medical Humanities Podcast iTunes page (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/medical-humanities-podcast/id961667204). Thank you for listening!
     

    • 26 min
    Virtual Reality and Disability: Supportive learning through VR

    Virtual Reality and Disability: Supportive learning through VR

    Stuart Murray, Professor of Contemporary Literatures and Film, University of Leeds; Wellcome funded LivingBodiesObjects project David Tabron, Blueberry Academy speak to Brandy Schillace about LivingBodiesObjects, the Blueberry Academy, and how Virtual Reality can support those with learning differences.
    Read the blog with the transcript of this episode: https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2023/07/28/podcast-with-stuart-murray-and-david-tabron And more on the LBO website https://livingbodiesobjects.org/, and the Blueberry Academy website https://www.blueberryacademy.co.uk/.

    • 29 min
    Bittersweet Potatoes: Noura Kevorkian, documentary film maker, reflects on the plight, and resilience of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    Bittersweet Potatoes: Noura Kevorkian, documentary film maker, reflects on the plight, and resilience of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    In this podcast, Dr Khalid Ali, film and media correspondent, interviews Noura Kevorkian, a Syrian/ Lebanese documentary film-maker.
    Noura Kevorkian discusses the personal and professional journey of her award-winning documentary 'Batata', its impact on the film's protagonists, and how the film advocates for the rights of refugees around the world.
    Read the blog post and the transcription of the podcast: https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2023/06/20/podcast-with-noura-kevorkian-on-the-documentary-film-batata
    Subscribe to the Medical Humanities Podcast in all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a 5-star rating on the Medical Humanities Podcast iTunes page (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/medical-humanities-podcast/id961667204). Thank you for listening!
     

    • 36 min
    Featuring the Nocturnist’s SHAME IN MEDICINE: The Lost Forest

    Featuring the Nocturnist’s SHAME IN MEDICINE: The Lost Forest

    Medical Humanities, editor-in-chief Brandy Schillace speaks to Emily Silverman, MD, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF)creator of The Nocturnist podcast, and Luna Dolezal, Associate Professor in Philosophy and Medical Humanities based in the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health. They both published a 10-part podcast series called 'Shame in Medicine: The Lost Forest'.
    Blog link with the transcription of this podcast:
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2023/03/02/shame-in-medicine-the-lost-forest

    Related links:
    https://shameandmedicine.org/
    https://thenocturnists.com/
    https://www.thenocturnists-shame.org/

    Subscribe to the Medical Humanities Podcast in all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a 5-star rating on the Medical Humanities Podcast iTunes page (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/medical-humanities-podcast/id961667204). Thank you for listening!

    • 28 min
    Immersive and Interactive: Accessibility Theatre and LivingBodiesObjects

    Immersive and Interactive: Accessibility Theatre and LivingBodiesObjects

    Editor's in Chief of Medical Humanities, Brandy Schillace, interviews Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds and Steve Byrne Director/Chief exec of the Interplay Theatre about the Interplay Theatre's work with disabled students and the role of immersive experience for the LivingBodiedObjects project.

    Related blog including the transcription of the podcast:
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2023/01/12/immersive-and-interactive-accessibility-theatre-and-livingbodiesobjects

    Subscribe to the Medical Humanities Podcast in all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a 5-star rating on the Medical Humanities Podcast iTunes page (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/medical-humanities-podcast/id961667204). Thank you for listening!

    • 23 min
    From Voiceless to a Voice Representing the Deaf Community and British Sign Language (BSL)

    From Voiceless to a Voice Representing the Deaf Community and British Sign Language (BSL)

    Dr Khalid Ali, film and media correspondent, interviews British documentary filmmaker, Edward Lovelace. They discuss his film ‘’Name me Lawand’’, a rapturous portrait of a deaf Kurdish boy’s emotional journey towards discovering how to express himself. A love letter to the power of communication and community. Edward describes how he bonded with Lawand and how together they created a poignant film amplifying the voices of the Deaf community and their fight for passing the BSL act in 2022.
    Related blog with the transcript of this podcast: https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2022/12/15/lawand-from-voiceless-to-a-voice-representing-the-deaf-community-and-british-sign-language-bsl
    Other related links:
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2021/10/27/listen-without-prejudice/
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2016/04/08/the-reading-room-deaf-gain/ https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2018/08/09/deafhearing-family-life-in-the-silent-child-an-unsympathetic-portrayal/
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2021/01/05/hearing-happiness-jaipreet-virdi-on-deafness-accessibility-and-her-latest-book/
    https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2021/01/21/book-review-hearing-happiness-deafness-cures-in-history/

    Subscribe to the Medical Humanities Podcast in all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review and a 5-star rating on the Medical Humanities Podcast iTunes page (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/medical-humanities-podcast/id961667204). Thank you for listening!

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