Call for Applications: Spirit of Medicine Program

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A reading and discussion program to begin in August 2013, led by Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, and Emily Beckman, DMH.  The program will include monthly evening meetings to discuss seminal readings and meet with thought leaders in spirituality and medicine.  Participants will attend two lectures held in collaboration with The Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program and The Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, presented by notable visiting scholars, with whom Spirit of Medicine participants will have the opportunity to engage in conversation. 

The Spirit of Medicine program will be accepting applications through June 1.  Applications should include contact information, details about educational background and current IUSM status (year in school and campus) in addition to a one page statement of interest explaining in detail why the applicant is interested in the program, and how participation might make a significant difference in the applicant’s future in medicine.

Please send completed applications, by June 1, to or mail to:Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program, IUPUI, 425 University Boulevard, Cavanaugh Hall Room 406, Indianapolis, IN 46202