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Religion and Medicine Resources Map

1-page pdf map of Religion and Medicine resources at Pitt and UPMC

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
  • Anthropology of Race and Science
History
  • History of Medicine and Health Care
English
  • 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
https://www.erherrington.com/

Cuilan Liu, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
https://www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/people/cuilan-liu

Lisa Parker, Professor of Bioethics and Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Law
http://bioethics.pitt.edu/people/lisa-s-parker-phd

Adam Shear, Associate Professor of Religious Studies
https://www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/people/adam-shear