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Emily S Beckman

Campus Address: CA141A
Phone: 317-274-4755
Email: embeckma@iupui.edu


Director, Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine


B.A. Biology, William Jewell College, 1999 M.A. Health and Humanities, Michigan State University, 2002 D.M.H. Medical Humanities, Drew University, 2006

Academic Interests

Literature and medicine; empathy in medical education and practice; medicine in film; human sexuality; hope/end-of-life; Central State Hospital and the history of institutionalization in Indiana


Perspectives on Health, Disease and Healing; The Culture of Mental Illness; Medicine in Film; Literature of Addiction; Human Sexuality; Narrative Medicine; Hope and Healthcare


Beckman E, Helft P and Torke A. “The Content of Hope in Ambulatory Patients with Colon Cancer.” Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, Volume 3.2 (2013) 153-164. Gunderman R, Beckman E. “Confidentiality: An Essential Element in Professionalism.” American Journal of Roentgenology, December 2012, pp W683-W685.

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