Humanism Courses

Register for free open online courses on humanism and related topics.

Humanism in Health and Healthcare Course

Developed by the Gold Foundation in partnership with Oakland University’s William Beaumont School of Medicine and, the competency-based course can be easily used by medical and nursing schools or individual students around the globe, at any time, on the platform.

Faculty may also use the curriculum as the foundation for their own class focused on humanism in healthcare.

Find out more here including how to access the course.

Dismantling Structural Racism to Advance Health Equity

This course, designed by Gold Course Directors Ruth S. Shim, MD, MPH, and Karinn Glover, MD, MPH, in collaboration with the team and sponsored by The Gold Foundation, provides an introductory exploration of the key concepts related to health equity, including structural racism, health inequities, and social determinants of health.

Participants will develop a practice of self-reflection and learn how structurally racist policies have adversely impacted health. They will also identify strategies to begin dismantling these policies in healthcare organizations and develop an action plan to implement these strategies.

This course emphasizes practical applications and solutions and provides participants with the knowledge and resources to make a positive impact and promote health equity in their own communities and beyond.

It is ideal for healthcare executives and may also be useful to healthcare professionals, policymakers, community leaders, and health professional students who are passionate about advancing health equity and dismantling structural racism.

Access the course on the NextGenU platform.