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								Emily S.																 Beckman

Emily S. Beckman

Assistant Professor for Medical Humanities and Health Studies
Director of the Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Department: Medical Humanities and Health Studies
317-274-4755
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 141A

Education

Education

DMH, Medical Humanities, Drew University 2006

MA, Health and Humanities, Michigan State University 2002

BA, Biology, William Jewell College 1999

Teaching

Teaching

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

Publications

Publications

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.

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