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Call for Papers – JECP Special Issue – ‘Respect and Shame in Healthcare and Bioethics’

20 September 2021

The Philosophy Thematic Issue (2022): Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice has put out a Call for Papers for a special section on the topic of ‘Respect and Shame in Healthcare and Bioethics.’ The role of philosophy in discussions of…


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The art of medicine – COVID-19, online shaming, and health-care professionals

10 August 2021

  Stigma and shame have been features of past pandemics. The stigma associated with disease can be experienced as shame by those who spread it. In almost all human cultures, there is shame attached to being “contaminated”, to the vulnerability…

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CALL FOR PAPERS – PHILOSOPHY THEMATIC ISSUE (2022): JOURNAL OF EVALUATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

27 July 2021

  CALL FOR PAPERS – PHILOSOPHY THEMATIC ISSUE (2022): JOURNAL OF EVALUATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE Overcoming Stigma in the clinic: identifying, understanding and addressing discrimination, degradation and discreditation in clinical settings. The role of philosophy in discussions of clinical practice…

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Call for Doctors

7 June 2021

The Shame and Medicine Project is looking for doctors who have been disciplined by the GMC and feel shame or other self-conscious emotions as a result of it. By shame we mean the emotional experience of feeling bad about yourself,…

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The Nocturnists – Call for Voices – ‘Shame in Medicine’ Storytelling Podcast Series

9 March 2021

The Shame and Medicine Project is excited to be collaborating with The Nocturnists, a medical storytelling podcast and community to create an audio documentary storytelling series about ‘Shame in Medicine’ Shame is everywhere in healthcare. We feel shame in our…

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Call for Artists – Graphic Medicine Project

11 February 2021

  Call for comic creator collaborators for paid graphic medicine projects in 2021/2022 We are now searching for comic creators, who want to collaborate with doctors and medical humanities researchers to create graphic medicine comics to illustrate experiences/stories in healthcare,…

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Shame and Medicine PhD position – Art History & Visual Culture – Applications Open

15 January 2021

  Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in Art History and Visual Culture as part of the Wellcome-Trust funded Shame and Medicine Project. This fully funded studentship, beginning in July 2021, will be based at the University of Exeter…

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Call For Papers – ‘Shame and Medicine’ Literature and Medicine Theme Issue

5 November 2020

  CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THEME ISSUE OF LITERATURE AND MEDICINE SHAME AND MEDICINE Spring 2025 Issue Editors: Arthur Rose and Luna Dolezal This issue of Literature and Medicine will explore experiences of shame in literary and medical contexts. Characterized…

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Shame and Medicine Funded by a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award

2 July 2020

We are delighted to confirm that the Shame and Medicine project has been funded by a generous Collaborative Award from the Wellcome Trust (£1.46million). This will enable us to continue our research until 2025. Research News from the University of…

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