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Sharing a vision: conversation, global outreach and public engagement
  1. Brandy Schillace
  1. Correspondence to Dr Brandy Schillace, BMJ’s Medical Humanities, London; bls10{at}

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A year ago September, I wrote my first editorial for Medical Humanities as its Editor, sharing ideas for new directions. Now just past my 14th month in the role, it is my pleasure to report on the growth of those plans, largely shaped by you, our wonderful colleagues, editors, authors and readers. But I would like to begin with a question—a spikey question, at that. It has to do with inclusivity, with who and what counts, with whose ideas matter: what do we mean by we?

It has been our mission at Medical Humanities to offer a platform for conversation about (rather than a prescription for) intersections of health, humanities and medicine. We have aimed to hear from …

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  • Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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