Center for the Study of Society and Medicine - Columbia Univ.
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
630 West 168th St. Box 11
The Center for the Study of Society and Medicine is an interdisciplinary institution, examining the complex interactions between medicine and society.
Center faculty use historical, sociological, literary,and philosophical methods to analyze clinical practices and biomedical research to broaden the training for health care professionals. Through an understanding of medicine in its full social and cultural context, the Center works to inform patient care and public policy.