Medical Humanities Section

Medical Humanities

To provide a forum for ACEP members interested in fine arts, literature, the humanities research, and the humanistic social sciences. To promote the utilization of literature, arts and the humanities in the instruction of emergency physicians. To promote the medical humanities as a source and means of lifelong learning for emergency physicians.

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November 13, 2023

Carcinoma – Winner of the 2023 Writing Award/Poetry Division

I could’ve encased myself in iron, or maybe just skipped a couple of gin kisses. You would’ve slithered up my ladder anyway until you found a crack in the rungs.

November 13, 2023

The Eye of the Storm – Winner of the 2023 Writing Award/Prose Division

He died while dancing. On his 40th birthday. At the gala his family threw for him. Right in the middle of the dance floor. In the arms of his daughter.

November 13, 2023

Grieving Our Loss/Covid Self Portrait - Winner of the 2023 Visual Arts Award

The Section of Medical Humanities tenth annual Visual Arts Award is presented to Kelley Hails, MD.

Section of Medical Humanities Writing and Visual Arts Awards

The Section of Medical Humanities is soliciting submissions for its sixteenth annual Writing Awards.

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