Religion and Medicine Resources Map

Religion & Medicine @ Pitt: Academic Resources & Engagement Opportunities

Academic Courses of Study

School of Medicine (4th Year Electives)
  • Spirituality & Medicine
  • Narrative Literature, and the Experience of Illness
Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Religious Studies “Religion, Medicine, & the Body” course cluster)
  • Religion and Sexuality
  • Science and Religion Death in the Healthcare Professions
  • Law and Medicine in Asian Religions
  • Buddhism and Psychology
  • Death and Beyond in Buddhist Cultures
  • Religion, Nature, and the Environment
  • Gender and Religion in India
  • Religion and Healing in China
  • Science and Religion
Africana Studies
  • The Black Church
  • African American Health Issues
  • Anthropology of Race and Science
  • History of Medicine and Health Care
  • Literature and Medicine
History & Philosophy of Science
  • Magic, Medicine and Science
  • Morality and Medicine
  • Myth and Science

Degree-granting Certificate Programs

Center for Bioethics and Health Law (CBHL)
  • Medical Humanities Certificate program
History &Philosophy of Science (HPS)
  • Conceptual Foundations of Medicine Certificate program
Global Studies Center
  • Global Studies Certificate Health and Well-Being concentration
  • Undergraduate Global Health Certificate

Centers of Research & Peer Support

Religious Studies Department
  • Medicine & Religion Initiative
Undergraduate Research Support
  • University Library Systems (ULS) Archival Scholars Research Award
  • Honors College
  • Asian Studies Center
  • Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (Dietrich School)
Graduate School of Public Health
  • Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies
School of Social Work
  • Center on Race and Social Problems
UPMC Hospitals
  • Spiritual Care Services
  • UPMC Childrens Hospital Pastoral Care
  • Shadyside Hospital Center for Integrative Medicine
  • UPMC Wolff Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation

Key Collaborators

Coordinators (2020-2021):

Emily Herrington, Research Ethics and Society Initiative Program Coordinator

Cuilan Liu, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Lisa Parker, Professor of Bioethics and Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Law

Adam Shear, Associate Professor of Religious Studies