The mission of the Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences is to educate compassionate physicians and to generate new knowledge through research so as to advance the treatment and care of patients, families, and communities, especially the underserved patients of the state of Florida. The faculty members strive to create a culture of humanism in medical education through involvement in arts and literature, to promote principles of bioethics and the biopsychosocial model in medical education, patient care, and multidisciplinary research.
Associate Professor Heather A. Flynn, Ph.D., attended the National Network of Depression Centers conference in Ann Arbor – and she made it possible for a second-year student to present a poster there.
Prof. Rosamond Rhodes is an internationally respected scholar of bioethics and moral philosophy. She visited the College of Medicine to give a seminar entitled "Transplant Tourism in China: A Tale of Two Transplants"
Thornton Dial, Sr., is the most famous Vernacular artist from the Southeast who is considered one of the most creative geniuses of his time and whose work has shattered the art world’s notion of “folk” and “outsider” art.
Poetry Reading by C. Dale Young November 27, 2012 at 8 pm in the College of Medicine Auditorium.
The Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated Women in Medicine Month through the historical portrayal of Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D.
Poet Ana Callan provided an interactive poetry workshop Tuesday June 19, 2012 11:30am-1:00pm. View Workshop
Dr. Lou and Calynne Hill of Tallahassee have generously loaned out their collection of nine drawings and paintings by the British artist Cynthia Pell.
Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, is president of the American Psychological Association (APA). The 2012 annual APA meeting will take place in Orlando.
A College of Medicine exhibit of Dean Mitchell's art captures the faces of some of the people this medical school was created to serve.
Javier Rosado, PhD provided results from “Salud America!” study of obesity in latino children funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Dr. Flynn received an R01 grant as Principal Investigator from the National Institute of Mental Health on Health Disparities in Perinatal depression and treatment.