From Times Higher Education, January 22, 2015:

“An initiative at the University of Oxford that aims to produce the world’s largest forum for medical humanities and to provide an unparalleled resource for public and professional engagement describes the area as ‘a richly diverse field of scholarship which draws on disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and the arts. As well as providing insights into one of the most basic and universal of human concerns, these disciplines can inform the science and practice of medicine’….At the same time, there are various ways in which the humanities are enriched by disciplines within the medical sciences.”

More on the medical humanities and some examples of the potential value of such interdisciplinary intersection and integration at: