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								Emily S.																 Beckman

Emily S. Beckman

Director, Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program
Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program
Co-Director, Scholarly Concentration in Medical Humanities, IU School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, IU School of Medicine
Department: Medical Humanities and Health Studies
317-274-4755
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 141A

Education

Education

  • DMH, Drew University 2006
  • MA, Health Humanities, 2002
  • BA, Biology, 1999

Teaching

Teaching

  • MHHS M501 The Human Condition
  • MHHS M420/520 The Culture of Mental Illness
  • MHHS M410/510 Addiction Narratives
  • MHHS M492/592 Finding Frankenstein
  • MHHS M492/592 Narrative Medicine
  • MHHS M301 Perspectives on Health, Disease and Healing
  • MHHS M201 Introduction to Medical Humanities
  • MHHS M495 MHHS Capstone
  • MHHS M595 Graduate Practicum
  • IUSM Elective Narrative Medicine
  • IUSM Introduction to Medical Humanities
  • IUSM Medicine and the Humanities: Examining the Human Condition

Publications

Publications

Refereed

  • Beckman, Emily S. and Chad Childers. “An Essential Hospice Experience Course for Preclinical Students.” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 63 no. 4, 2020, p. 632-643. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/pbm.2020.0052.
  • Emily Beckman, Elizabeth Nelson, and Modupe Labode, “Voices from the Newspaper Club: Patient Life at a State Psychiatric Hospital (1988-1992),” Journal of Medical Humanities (May 2020): https://doi.org/10.1007/s10912-020-09617-7
  • Beckman, Emily, Modupe Labode and Elizabeth Nelson. “I Like My Job because It Will Get Me Out Quicker”: Attitudes Toward Work Among Developmentally Disabled Patients at Indiana’s Central State Hospital (1986-1993).” Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series: Voices in the History of Madness: Personal and Professional Perspectives on Mental Health and Illness, edited by Robert Ellis, Sarah Kendal, Taylor J. Steven, Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-69559-0.
  • Hartsock, Jane, & Emily S. Beckman. “A Human Paradox: The Nazi Legacy of Pernkopf’s Atlas.” Conatus – Journal of Philosophy [Online], 4.2 (2019): 317-339. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12681/cjp.21076.
  • Beckman, Emily S et al. “The content of hope in ambulatory patients with colon cancer.” Narrative inquiry in bioethics vol. 3,2 (2013): 153-64. doi:10.1353/nib.2013.0031
  • Gunderman, Richard B, and Emily S Beckman. “Confidentiality: an essential element of professionalism.” AJR. American journal of roentgenology vol. 199,6 (2012): W683-5. doi:10.2214/AJR.11.8344

Scholarly Online Writing

Academic Interests

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

Location

Location:
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 141A
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202