Arts and Humanities in Health Professional Education

  • Pam HarveyEmail author
  • Neville Chiavaroli
  • Giskin Day
Living reference work entry


This chapter provides a perspective on clinical education through the lens of the humanities. It discusses enhancing clinical expertise by focusing learning on affective aspects of a learner’s discipline, assisting their development as effective health professionals.


Health humanities Humanities lens Phronesis Epistemological education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe UniversityBendigoAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Medical EducationUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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