- NYU’s Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database contains a multimedia listing of annotations on art, prose, poetry, film, video, and television developed to support medical humanities teaching. Each entry is written by a select group of medical humanities scholars and educators. Some online film and theater clips are available.
- The Sloan Science and Film & Museum of the Moving Image lets you watch award winning films about science and technology created by students at leading film schools and find articles about science and film, e.g., psychologist Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments, and some conversations between filmmakers and scientists, e.g., Ron Howard and Brian Grazer discussing “Making Movies about Science.”
- Search the NIH’s YouTube videocasts, podcasts, and archived expert lectures at NIH Videocast. Search for specific topics, e.g., neurosciences or clinical trials, to retrieve programs, e.g., “Should Women Who Want to Get Pregnant Be Allowed to Participate in Research?” by KIE Director Maggie Little (Clinical Grand Rounds) or search using general terms, e.g., bioethics.
- Access archives of a public radio series (The Infinite Mind) that explored the art and science of the human mind and mental health issues. Transcripts and instant audio downloads of programs on a range of topics related to the mind, e.g., placebo effect and neuroethics, are available.
- The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)’s Piece of My Mind Column features personal reflections by physicians and others working in health care settings.
- The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions holds a variety of collections related to medical treatment and health care. The archival collections include photographic and moving images, and personal papers and materials.
- The National Library of Medicine History of Medicine Collection contains a vast array of resources related to medical history. You can search the variety of resources including historical films and videos, as well as an extensive image collection.
- Check out paintings featured on past covers of JAMA’s weekly medical journal (art is not medical in nature) — on Pinterest!