The Health, Medicine and Society (HMS) Program prepares students to meet the increasingly complex health needs of the growing global population. Our interdisciplinary faculty offer courses focusing on social scientific and humanistic approaches to health that aim to cultivate a broad understanding of the effects of health, illness, and medical care on individuals, families, and communities. The minor is intended to serve students who wish to contribute to any of the wide variety of health care professions, including administration, medicine, public health, care-giving, business, policy, and research. Our faculty are involved in both local and international health-related research, including a growing focus on community health.


New Podcast! Colleging: Hear My Story

Friday, March 12, 2021

Join us this week as Jessica Hyland '21 and Ashley Paquin '21 discuss some of the mental and physical health consequences, and surprising benefits, extroverts are experiencing during extended periods of isolation associated with the pandemic, as well as figuring out what Miguel Cole is most looking forward to when extroverts are able to turn...


Videos of Interest

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week - November 18-24, 2021
The Future of Antibiotics and Resistance
Dr. Brad Spellberg


Faculty Brown Bag - November 2021
End-of-Life Strategies for Avoiding Life with Dementia: Do They Work?
Professor Dena Davis

Check Out Our HMS Career Panel Discussion Video! Click here...

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