NEW: Arts in Medicine Lectures/Performances are now
being recorded, and may be viewed online. View archive.
In memoriam: Vincent A. Fulginiti, MD died on March 19th at
the age of 81 in Tuscon. Dr. Fulginiti was the Chancellor of the
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Details...
Fulginiti Gallery recognized for "Best Rollout of a New Art Space,"
in the Best of Denver 2013 edition of Westword. Click for details.
Hyper-stasis, by Travis Vermilye, is the current exhibition at the Fulginiti
Gallery. Every day we make choices that impact our health. What we eat. What we do. What we don't do. Hyper-stasis examines the results of these choices, both physical and psychological, and provides a glimpse into the beauty that lies within each of us. Hyper-stasis runs through August 29.
"The Human Touch 2013" The 6th volume of this annual anthology of
poetry, prose, photography and graphic art from the Anschutz Medical Campus community is now available. An exhibition of visual art from the publication is on display in the Fulginiti Pavilion through July 4. Free print copies of The Human Touch are available either at the AMC Bookstore or the Fulginiti Pavilion lobby.
Letters to a Third Year Student - Confused, frustrated, terrified,
overworked and under-appreciated are some of the ways our graduating medical students remember their third year, when after spending two years in the classroom, they plunge into the clinical realm, working with patients under the supervision of residents and attending physicians. Read their letters, which share advice, humor and insights.
The Nipple Quilt: A Genealogical Fabric of Human Existence
by Laura Phelps Rogers, on display in the Fulginiti Foyer through
August 2013. Laura's work is about personal, familial, generational,
social and cultural memories. The quilt is made of life casts of people’s nipples as a means of representing and documenting the person.
15th Genetics and Ethics Conference on July 18-19 in Estes Park, Colorado. "Addiction, A Biological Disorder: Implications for Personal Responsibility and How We View the Addict."
3rd Annual Verse Writing Seminar by Tom Beresford, MD, and
Shakespeare Under the Stars at Colorado Shakespeare Festival on
July 6th at University of Colorado, Boulder.
SAVE THE DATE: Richard Kogan, MD: Music and Healthcare Benefit.
Thursday September 19 at 7:00pm. Distinguished both as a psychiatrist and a concert pianist, Dr. Kogan presents "Music and the Mind: George Gershwin," in which he shares stories about Gershwin's ADHD and depression, while illustrating Gershwin's work by exquisitely playing excerpts from one of America's great composers.
Tess Jones, PhD, was appointed Interim Director of the
Center for Bioethics and Humanities, effective January 1st.
Philanthropy at Work: Shirley and Vincent Fulginiti;
gifts establish a pavilion where the art of medicine inspires.
“Science is not enough in the practice of health. Practitioners
also need to understand the holistic side of medicine, the
ethical issues” - Vincent Fulginiti Read full story.
NEWS: Therese Jones, PhD, was featured in a recent article
in the Aurora Sentinal, discussing the parallels between
medicine and literature. “Reading and thinking about stories certainly fosters compassion, it certainly inculcates a kind of awareness of the complexity of the human condition,” Tess Jones said.
NEWS: Community Advisory Board Member Gary VanderArk, MD,
is the recipient of the 2012 Daniel L. Ritchie Award from the
Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance, (CEBA).
Read about Dr. VanderArk's determination to serve people in need,
in ColoradoBiz Magazine.
Marilyn Coors, PhD published, "Reporting Actionable Research
Results: Shared Secrets Can Save Lives" in the July 2012 edition
of Science Translational Medicine.
NEWS: Jackie Glover and Tess Jones were both selected
for membership in the Academy of Medical Educators.
Members are chosen through a competitive process based upon
accomplishments in aspects of medical education including; direct teaching, advising, mentorship, instructional development, curricular design, educational administration, leadership, educational scholarship and research.
NEWS: Minor in Health Humanities - The CU College of Liberal Arts
and Health Humanities. Associate Professor Therese Jones explores the human dimensions of medical practice, revealing the ethical, cultural and social contexts of health and medicine. Learn more...
NEWS: Henry and Janet Claman Endowed Professorship
This endowment provides annual support for a visiting professor in the field of medical humanities and arts, bringing new perspectives and voices to our campus. View a recording of the inaugural event:
Physician and poet Rafael Campo.