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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.
Fulginiti Gallery recognized for "Best Rollout of a New Art Space,"
in the Best of Denver 2013 edition of Westword. Click for details.
Tattoo Nation - Photographs by Eric Schwartz, in the Fulginiti Gallery, through December 19th. Embellishing the body with elaborate and complex tattooed designs was a highly developed form of religious and mythic practice in many civilizations throughout the world for millennia, and the practice is enjoying a revival among a number of indigenous and tribal cultures, as well as the youth of today.
"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 available online. Free print copies of The Human Touch are available either at the AMC Bookstore or the Fulginiti Pavilion. Submissions for the 2014 edition are due by December, 18, 2013.
"Art and Wilderness Awareness," by Bruce Paton, MD on Monday,
January 13 from noon-1pm at the Fulginiti Pavilion. Learn how
artists such as Moran, Bierstadt and others have been important in
creating public awareness and wilderness preservation in America.
Arts in Medicine lectures are free and open to the public.
Health Humanities Reader, edited by Therese Jones, Delese Wear
and Lester D. Friedman, forthcoming from Rutgers University Press
in April, 2014. "This is a landmark volume that sets the standard for any future collection in medical/health humanities. It is by turns authoritative, funny, edgy, creative and personal-sometimes all in one piece," says Thomas R. Cole, Director, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at University of Texas-Houston Medical School.
4th Annual CCTSI Research Ethics Conference-"The Rate LimitingStep:
Recruitment and Retention of Clinical Research Subjects," was held
at the Fulginiti Pavilion on October 3, 2013. Click to view PPT files from presentations by national and and local clinical research experts.
Articulated on display in the Fulginiti Foyer. Artist Jaimie Henthorn
uses the kinetic human body as a tool in her research of the built
environment. Articulated is a series of photographs by Chris Vitatoe, that documents one such investigation on movement intervention of Herbert Bayer's sculpture, Articulated Wall, located in the Denver Design District.
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. 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.
The 15th Genetics & Ethics Conference was held in Estes Park
Therese "Tess" Jones, PhD
on July 18-19. This year’s topic was the ethical, legal and social
implications of the biological explanations of addiction for
personal responsibility. Over 70 attendees participated with
experts from the law, public policy, genetics, medicine and neurobiology
as well as those in recovery from addiction. Click to learn more and view the speaker presentations.
, was appointed Interim Director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities,
effective January 1st.
Tess Jones was recently featured in an article, Treating the Whole Human,
in Aurora Magazine,
describing the growing belief that, "by including more humanities within medical training, students can learn to treat the very elements that make us human."
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, MD Read full story.
Marilyn Coors, PhD published, "Reporting Actionable Research
Henry and Janet Claman Endowed Professorship
Results: Shared Secrets Can Save Lives" in Science Translational Medicine.
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 the inaugural event:
physician and poet Rafael Campo.