Events

In addition to our ongoing programs, the Center for Humanism & Medicine at NJMS has a variety of events, workshops and meetings. Stop by to pitch an idea, join a lively discussion, or simply carve out time for reflection. Below, please find a list of our upcoming activities and feel free to join us.

Monday, October 14, 2014 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

MondayNovember 11, 2014 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

MondayDecember 9, 2014 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Friday, February 14, 2014 – University Hospital and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Gold Humanism Honor Society Compassionate Care Day. Look for events throughout the school and hospital!

Monday, February 17, 2014 5:30 PM, MSB, Green Room
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Annual Humanism Day. Stay tuned for details.

Previous Events

Monday, February 11, 2013, 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 6 PM, MSB Grand Foyer
Benefit presentation of Even Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues at NJMS. Featuring a catered Italian dinner, discussion of women’s health, and live performance. Proceeds supporting VDAY and Apostle’s House of Newark, NJ (shelter for women and children). For additional information please email tvmnjms [at] gmail.com.

Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Humanism Day. Bringing you our annual community-wide celebration of humanism and medicine. Check back here for details on our special guest speaker and the day’s agenda.

Monday, April 5, 2013, 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Monday, June 3, 2013, 5:30 PM, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All are welcome.

Monday, November 14, 5:30 PM, MSB C-677

Medical Humanities Workshop for Primary Care Providers, presented by the Drew Graduate Program in Medical Humanities. CME credit available.

Wednesday, November 16, 6 PM, MSB Grand Foyer
Primary Care Careers Banquet, sponsored in part by the Center for Humanism. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer MD – Internist and National President of Primary Care Progress.

Tuesday, November 29, 4:30 PM, MSB B552
General Students for Humanism meeting. Sign up for volunteering opportunities. Food provided.

Tuesday, December 20, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Rosemary Gellene Room, MSB B515
Screening of Rolling, a documentary in honor of International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Introduction by Joel A. DeLisa, MD, MS, chairman of the Physical Medicine & Rehab Dept. and former president of the International Society for PM&R. Light refreshments served.

Wednesday, January 11, 5:30 PM
First monthly Literature and Medicine session, led by scholar facilitator Suzanne McConnell, writer, fiction editor of the Bellevue Literary Review, and Adjunct Professor of English at Hunter College. Space is limited, so please sign up in advance by emailing kaufmadi@umdnj.edu.

Monday, January 23, 5:30 PM, Dean’s Conference Room, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All students welcome.

Tuesday, February 14, 12:00-12:30 PM, MSB Quad
Gold Humanism Honor Society Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care

Monday, February 20, 5:30 PM, Dean’s Conference, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All students welcome.

Thursday, March 1
Deadline to apply for Gold Foundation summer fellowship.

Wednesday, March 14 – First Annual Humanism Day Conference
Introducing the Inaugural Humanism Day Conference featuring workshops, presentations, and a keynote speaker (Mark Nepo) on topics related to humanism in medicine. Register here for attendance (free of charge, including all events and receptions) and/or abstract submission (deadline Feb 1).  Breakfast begins at 8 am, and opening session at 10 am. Please see the brochure for the full schedule of events.

Monday, March 19, 5:30 PM, Dean’s Conference Room, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All students welcome.

Thursday, April 5
Essay contest deadline for Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Monday, April 16, 5:30 PM, Dean’s Conference Room, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All students welcome.

Monday, June 4, 5:30 PM, Dean’s Conference Room, MSB C-677
Monthly Humanism Fellows & Associates meeting. All students welcome.