AMH 2005 Truro

Metaphors for Practice: the art of healthcare

Papers by Themes


Theme 1: Medical aesthetics: As art gives to healthcare, so healthcare gives back to art


C5. Leeanne Bodkin (Rugby): What is the Impact of Illness on the Artist?

C6. Giskin Day (London): ‘Monsieur Monet, the doctor will see you now’

C7. Anna Harris (Melbourne): The Anatomy Lesson: Representations of the medical body in contemporary anatomical art

A1. Jane McNaughton/ Mike White (Durham): Aspiration and Inspiration: Views of hospital users and artists on a hospital art programme

A2. Debbie Michaels (Sheffield): Rebuilding the Shattered Self: art psychotherapy with stroke patients

A3. Sybil Myerson (London): Stories and Images of Depression in GPs

C8. Diane Pitt (Hull): Women, Hearts and Narrative: A case for a ‘clinical imagination’

A4. Diane Waller (London): Narratives of Dementia: images and words from art therapy groups



Theme 2: Writing healthcare/ healthcare writing


A5. Betty Bednarski (Halifax, Canada): ‘Reading, Writing, Doctoring’: doctor-readers and doctor-writers in the fiction of Jacques Ferron

A6. Susan Bradley Smith (Lismore, Australia): Patient as Teacher, Self as Teacher: creative writing as therapy in the doctor/patient relationship

A7. Michael Kottow (Chile): The Diseased Subject as Subject of Literature

A8. Hazel McHaffie/ Brian Hurwitz (London): The Contribution of New, Purpose Written Narratives to Medical Ethics

B4. Robert Marshall: Representations of Pity: Homer, Hollywood and the medical humanities

B5. Vivienne Martin (Bristol): The Relational Self in Research Conversation

D7. Faith McLellan (New York): Medical Humanities Writing for Medical and Medical Education Journals

B6. Ian Ringer (Truro): Using Poetry to Help Nursing Students with the Understanding of Mental Illness and Mental Health



Theme 3: Medical education through the medical humanities


A12. Alan Bleakley/ Rainer Brömer/ Robert Marshall: Towards a Medical Aesthetics: developing a core medical humanities undergraduate curriculum

C4. Rainer Brömer: Strong on Science – how to convey the human(e) qualities of scientific practice to undergraduate medical students and why

D12. Tracey Collett/ John McLachlan: Arsenic Lobsters and the Lady Next Door: an evaluation of a poetry workshop for students in medical education

D10. Louise Curth (Exeter): Differences between Teaching Medical History to Health Professionals, History Students and Medical Students   

A9. Joan Fleitas (New York): From the Other Side of the Stethoscope: sensitizing students to the worlds of children with complex medical problems

D1. David Gelipter (Sheffield): Representations of health, illness and disease: evaluation of an undergraduate module

A10. Jill Gordon (Sydney): Dissatisfaction and Danger, Disorientation and Delight: healthcare practitioners react to medical humanities

B13: Meli Hatzihrysidis/ Denise Sparkes/ Simon Jutton (London/ Exeter): Arts & Health: a national strategy and action plan for the arts and health, including the medical humanities

C1. Caro Howell/ Margaret Byron (Bristol): Disability Equality Teaching and Medical Students: how art history can effectively counteract cognitive dissonance

B14. Karen Huckvale (Exeter): Developing Psychological Literacy for Artists in Health Care Settings

C2. Marija Kovandzic/ Milica Milojevic (Belgrade): Vive la difference Design for an action research of material culture in relation to xenophobia and racism among nursing high school students

C3. Anthony Kyriakides-Yeldham (Plymouth): Islamic Medical Ethics: the straight path of God?

A11. Natalie Lewis/ Alan Bleakley/ Charlotte Rees (Exeter): Reconceptualising Emotional Intelligence as Distributed and Dynamic: a challenge for undergraduate medical education

D2. Jane Moore and Richard Cowland (Epsom): An Evaluation of the Inclusion of the Humanities in General Practice Education on the Epsom Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice

D3. Elaine Powley/ Roger Higson/ Sheena McMain/ Emma Storr (Leeds): Creative writing: how we wrote a medical humanities course and decided what to put into it 

D11. Louise Younie (Bristol) Exploring Creative Arts in Medical Education: evaluation of an undergraduate medical education module



Theme 4: Identity construction & governance


D5. Lucy-Jane Davis (Exeter): A Gynaecological Genealogy

A13. John Boulton/ Rachel Burgess (Callaghan, Australia): The Healing Journey: The patient’s journey from the Asclepieion to the 23-hour ward

A14. Jessica Cadwallader (Newtown, Australia): Suffering, Disease and Subjectivity

B9: Martyn Evans (Durham): ‘Whose for Smarties?’: a metaphor for benign paternalism underlying placebo-equivalent prescriptions

A15. Angela Fenwick (Southampton): ‘I’m a medical student, is it OK if I … ?’: negotiating access to practise on patients’ bodies

B7. Penelope Johnson (Melbourne, Australia): Co-existence without Conflict: incompatible models regarding the aetiology of TB and its treatment

A16. Catherine Lamont-Robinson (Salisbury): Identity Construction within Visual Impairment 

D4. Alan Petersen/ Sam Regan de Bere (Plymouth): Can sociology contribute to the ‘humanising’ of medicine?: Anatomy teaching and learning as an illustrative case study

D6. Claire Tregaskis (Plymouth): Disabled Bodies in Leisure Spaces: towards an aesthetic of celebration

B8. Roger Worthington (Keele): Standards of Healthcare and Respect for Children’s Rights



Theme 5: Metaphors for practice


B3. Alan Bleakley (Truro): What’s Wrong With Objectivism?: the medical case presentation as Minimalism

C9. Liz Burns (Aylesbury): ‘Mind Has Mountains’: literary image and metaphor in education for practice

B2. Joanna Carter (Cambridge): The Poetry and Practice of the Heart

B1. Sarah Gull (Cambridge): Hell’s Black Womb

C12. Farah Janmohamed/ Deborah Padfield/ Joanna Zakrzewska/ Brian Hurwitz (London): Perceptions of Pain: metaphor and diagnosis

C11. Mandy Jones (Truro): Using an Outsider Witness Metaphor to Respond to Academic and Clinical Presentations

C10. Debbie Kirklin (London): The Role of Metaphor in Medicine



Theme 6: Performance


B10. Cecil Helman (London): Suburban Shaman: a journey through medicine

C13. Ann Kelley (St Ives): The Burying Beetle: the story of a 12 year old with a life-threatening heart disease

B12. Lucinda Jarrett (London): Rosetta Requiem: a multimedia cycle of six songs composed by hospice users

C16. Dominic Slowie (Newcastle): Operating Theatre: drama for education in a core medical undergraduate curriculum

C14. Jeff Teare/ Simon Turley/ Professor Tony Pinching (Exeter): The Theatre of Science: research, reveal, reflect

B11. Suzy Wilson (London): Performing Medicine: theory, practice and research

C15. Polly Wright (Birmingham): The Uses of Fiction through Drama