Social Medicine Departments, Centres and Programmes
This page is under development – further links will be added in the near future – please suggest links (with URLs) not listed here
American University of Beirut: Department of Global Health
Cermes 3 – CNRS
Harvard University: Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Institut Pasteur: Department of Global Health
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi: Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health
Johns Hopkins University: Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine
Keio University: Department of Sociology, Psychology, Education and Human Sciences
King’s College London: Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Faculty of Public Health and Policy
McGill University: Department of Social Studies of Medicine
New York University: Grossman School of Medicine
Oslo University: Institute of Health and Society
State University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro): Institute for Social Medicine
University of California, Berkeley: Berkeley Center for Social Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles: The UCLA Center for Social Medicine and Humanities
University of California, San Francisco: Center for Health and Community
University of Edinburgh: Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
University of Exeter
University of Hong Kong: Centre for Humanities and Medicine
University of Manchester: Centre for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine,
University of Minnesota: Global Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Department of Social Medicine
University of Oxford: Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities
University of Witwatersrand Medical Humanities at WISER
Vanderbilt University: Center for Medicine, Health and Society
Other useful links
Equal Health: The organization builds critical consciousness and collective action globally in pursuit of health equity for all.
Plasma: Platform for Social Research on Mental Health in Latin America aims to provide an interdisciplinary space for reflection and collaboration between young researchers and scholars with an interest in mental health issues and policies in Latin America from a social science approach.
University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
Sci-Tech Asia, hosted at Hong Kong University, focuses on Science, Technology and the Humanities in Asia and has many STS-related resources including podcasts.
Social Medicine On Air: A podcast exploring the field of social medicine with healthcare practitioners, activists and researchers.
Structural Competency: Structural competency calls for a new approach to the relationships among race, class, and symptom expression. It bridges research on social determinants of health to clinical interventions, and prepares clinical trainees to act on systemic causes of health inequalities.
Symbioses Biosocial Research Network: a network of life science, social science, and humanities scholars interested in developing cross-disciplinary paradigms and methods to illuminate the mutual interaction of biology and social life in shaping human development, health and disease, and social inequalities.