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The Human Touch

Volume 10

The Human Touch 2017 is the tenth annual anthology of poetry, prose, photography and graphic art from the Anschutz Medical Campus community at the University of Colorado.  The 2017 edition was dedicated to Henry N. Claman, MD, Distinguished Professor from the CU Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and founder of The Human Touch.  The publication is edited by Anschutz campus students, and is published under the auspices of the Arts and Humanities in Healthcare Program at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities.  We welcome submissions from everyone in our community.

The Human Touch is available for free at the AMC Bookstore in Education II South and the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities, or read The Human Touch 2017​​ online.      
The soft-cover edition provides an opportunity for artists and writers to represent issues of health, illness, relationships and care through imaginative and inspirational materials such as poetry, prose, photography, visual arts and graphic stories.  Additional images are published in this year's online edition​​
The Human Touch also accepts and publishes video​ and music/audio​ submissions.  

The Call for Submissions for the 2018 edition of The Human Touch closed on January 15.
The 2018 edition will be available this spring.

 The Human Touch Launch Event on May 18, 2017

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