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Both the Writing Center and Career Center on the AMC will be closed for Fall break the week of Nov 23. Regular Tuesday and Friday hours will resume on Tues Dec 1. The Centers are regularly open on the AMC in the Health Science Library on Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am- 6pm, room 1204 of the HSL Information Commons.
“The Human Touch 2010″ is UC Denver Anschutz Medical Campus’ literary and arts anthology. The publication strives to develop and nurture skills of observation, analysis, empathy and self reflection to promote humane health care, by offering an outlet for the creative expression of the connection between patients, family and health care professionals. Writings and artworks foster an understanding of cultural and social contexts of the individual experience of illness and the way medicine is practiced. Authors and editors include students, faculty, staff and patients. It is produced by the Medical Humanities Program (H. N. Claman, MD, director) of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities.
Please send your art, photography (including photographs of your artwork), poetry, and prose to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15th, 2010.
Submissions will be reviewed by the editorial board following the submission deadline on January 15th, 2010. Final decisions will be made by March 5, 2010.
Though some aspect of health care will provide the subject for many entries, submissions on all topics are encouraged.
- Up to 5 works may be submitted by each author or artist.
- Each work must be submitted as a separate electronic file.
- All submissions should include the name of artist, the title of the submission, mailing address, and email address. We also request a short biographical paragraph (no more than 50 words), though it is not required.
- Poetry and prose submissions should not exceed 1,500 words.
- Visual artists should submit work in a digital format (preferably JPEG). If scanned, please ensure that the resolution is 300 dpi or greater. We also request that you do not send files greater than 30 MB. Please note that it is not possible for all visual media to be printed in color due to budget restraints.
- Previously published work will be considered, but a citation is required in order to recognize the original publication. Proper acknowledgement and citation is the author’s responsibility.
- Any work that is edited or altered will be returned to the author for approval prior to publication.
- No work will be accepted that compromises the privacy of patients or health care providers. Names and identifying characteristics or details should be altered prior to submission.
- Submissions must be received by January 15th, 2010 in order to be considered for the Spring 2010 publication.
The Human Touch Journal is edited and produced by students at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Questions can be emailed to TheHumanTouchJournal@gmail.com.
RECYCLE, REUSE – Please donate your gently used copy of
On doctor[i]ng : stories, poems, essays / edited by Richard Reynolds and John Stone; New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001.
to the Medical Humanities program by dropping it off at the Health Sciences Library or sending it via campus mail to Lynne Fox, MS A003.
We’ll be “re-gifting” the copies to future Medical Humanities students.
University of Colorado Denver Writing Center Hosts Workshop at the Health Sciences Library on the Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC).
On Friday November 20 from Noon – 2:00 PM, “Writing a Literature Review” will be presented by Sean McCandless of the UC Denver Writing Center. The workshop is being held in the teaching lab of the Health Sciences Library, first floor north Information Commons.
In this workshop, participants will be shown the basics of crafting an effective literature review. The workshop will cover methods of approaching research, analyzing information, grouping sources, finding common themes and contentions, and expressing the findings in a clear and direct way.
To register for these workshops, go to our website, point to Info for Students, and click on Student Workshops. Then scroll down to the appropriate workshop and click the link to reserve your space.
For more information about the UC Denver Writing Center visit www.cudenver.edu/writingcenter or call 303-724-4143. The Writing Center offers a branch office on the Anschutz Medical Campus in the Information Commons of the Health Sciences Library, room 1204.
Community Practitioners & Patients Welcome
Wednesday November 11th
12 – 1 pm
Florence G. Strauss Lectures
Strauss Complementary & Indigenous Medicine Collection
The Health Sciences Library || The Auraria Library
The Foundations of Cultural Dimensions
Colorado Health Outcomes || The Office of Diversity ||The Children’s Hospital
The Ecology of the Child
A Post-Modern View of Pediatric Mental Health
Scott Shannon, MD, ABIHM
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Colorado Hospital and The Children’s Hospital
Scott Shannon, MD has been instrumental in the creation of a holistic and integrative perspective in psychiatry and child psychiatry for over a decade. Scott joined the American Holistic Medical Association in 1978 as a founding member and served as President from 2000-2001. His textbook, Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Mental Health, was published in 2002. Rodale Press released Please Don’t Label My Child in 2007. Scott has a private practice in Fort Collins and also works at The Children’s Hospital, Denver where he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. He was recently named as President –Elect of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine.
Date and Time: Wednesday Nov 11th, 12 – 1pm
Place: The Health Sciences Library, 3rd Floor, Reading Room
Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC), Aurora
Closest visitor parking: Georgetown or Ignacio Lots. These parking lots have automated paystations that accept cash, coin, and credit cards.
**Refreshments Will Be Served **