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Georgetown-Howard Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice

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Mural from Artist: Reginal Holliday  Photo Credits: Jonathan Flores

Artist: Regina Holliday

Photo Credits: Jonathan Flores

Mural from Artist: Tarika-Art  Photo Credit: Jonathan Flores

Artist: Tarika-Art

Photo Credit: Jonathan Flores

Mission

A historic partnership between Georgetown and Howard, The Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice fosters learning, research, and public engagement at the intersection of humanities and healthcare in Washington, DC.

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Strategic Priorities

Organized around three pillars–learning (education), discovery (research), and community (public engagement)–the Center serves as a confederating space that allows practitioners, creatives, academics, and community members to act as a force multiplier for the medical humanities in DC. 

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Demonstrate how the tools and methods of medical humanities can understand and offer broader / alternative perspectives upon targeted healthcare and health justice issues in Washington, DC. 

Artist: Cory B collage

Artist: Cory B

Photo Credit: Jonathan Flores

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02

Focus cross-institutional educational opportunities at the Center that amplify our unique institutional strengths.

03

Broaden the reach of the medical humanities and establish the Center’s leadership role in the dynamic conversation between the humanities and medicine/healthcare.

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