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Towards a Digital Health Humanities Curriculum: Tools and Strategies
Sari Altschuler, Northeastern University

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Culture, Technology, and the Futures of Health and Healthcare (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Culture, Technology, and the Futures of Health and Healthcare
Author: Sari Altschuler
Author: Christopher Parsons
Author: John Basl
Author: Matthew Goodwin
Author: Laura Senier
Author: Sara Jensen Carr
Abstract: Course description: This course introduces the challenges posed by the data-heavy medicine of the future to privacy, the appropriate collection of medical data, and the ways that patients and healthcare workers alike think about health. Students will learn how to use critical and ethical theories, analyze health narratives, and use historical and contemporary data about health disparities to forecast how new technologies might pose social and cultural challenges. The course takes a humanities perspective to critically evaluate social and cultural aspects of a healthcare system shaped by emerging technologies and the data they produce.
Year: 2020
Audience: Undergraduate

Invited Talk (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Invited Talk
Abstract: Altschuler was invited to give a public lecture and afterward talk with the Medical Humanities community about the progress we were making with our program building.
Author: Sari Altschuler
Date: 4/22/2021
Location: University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign