As West Virginians face the challenges of 21st century healthcare, scholars at West Virginia University aspire to help students see this reality from a variety of perspectives.
A new minor in medical humanities and health studies from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences teaches the social and cultural contexts of health, illness, and medicine. It demonstrates how perspectives of the humanities and social sciences can help future healthcare participants – patients and professionals alike – think of health and medicine as more than just science. The medical humanities and health studies minor creates a synergy between the Eberly College and the WVU Health Sciences Center. For more details, click here.