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Cynthia Dodds

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Cindy Dodds is an assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, responsible for pediatric content within the Doctorate of Physical Therapy curriculum. Her clinical work and research focuses on sensory-based interventions, movement opportunities, quality of life, participation in society, and assessment of children with severe and complex disability. She was a 2015 Gold Foundation Humanism and Harvard Macy Scholar.

What can the Humanities offer Children with Medical Complexity and Healthcare Education?

On face-value, the Humanities and healthcare education are at opposite poles.  The Humanities give voice to human beings’ imagination and emotions, and in turn give us space for for self-reflection and self-care. In contrast, healthcare education classically values cognitive and psychomotor learning. In spite of this opposition, as is often the case, opposites do attract.

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Gregg Wells

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This essay wonderfully describes the humane dimension of medical practice. Medical education can become immersed only in the cogn... Read More
Saturday, 16 July 2016 11:11 PM
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