Medicine and the Humanities International Program (MHIP)

Leadership team in Lyon during 2018 summer

Launched in April 2016, Medicine and the Humanities International Program (MHIP) is founded on a multilateral partnership between University of Ottawa, University of Lyon (UDL), Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SJTUSM) and Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM). The program enables students and professors to experience the history of medicine, art, literature, philosophy and human sciences across multiple cultures and languages to foster critical thinking, the development of professionalism and empathy.

Read more on the Medicine and Humanities Program on the Department of Innovation in Medical Education website. 

The first MHIP summer school was held in July 2017 in Ottawa and was a resounding success. The University of Lyon hosted the second summer school in July 2018 in France, while the third MHIP summer school was jointly hosted by SJTUSM and SHUTCM, in July 2019. The next MHIP summer school will be hosted virtually by the University of Lyon in July 2020.

Want to participate in the program? Email medhum@uottawa.ca .

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