The Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch invites applications for its 2004-2005 Visiting Scholars Program. The Institute seeks visiting scholars to carry out projects in humanities disciplines that will deepen understanding of and develop pedagogical approaches to the program’s annual theme. We have titled this year’s theme Humanities Perspectives on Health Disparities. Applications for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005 are due by March 1, 2004. Inquiries can be directed to the address below or we can be contacted by telephone at 409-772-9393, fax at 409-772-9381, or electronic mail at [email protected]. The web-site is at To apply, please submit a letter describing your interest in this opportunity, your plans for the period of residency you propose (approximately 500 words), a curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference to:

William J. Winslade, Ph.D., J.D. Visiting Scholars Program Institute for the Medical Humanities University of Texas Medical Branch 301 University Blvd. Galveston, TX 77555-1311