Socially Shaping the Field's Identity through "RHM"
In the introduction to the inaugural double issue, we presented our vision for RHM’s ethos as a dwelling place (Hyde, 2004) for those...
Ethics for Rhetoric, the Rhetoric of Ethics, and Rhetorical Ethics in Health and Medicine
Should, and could, the rhetoric of health and medicine (RHM) develop a professional disciplinary code of ethics? In this commentary, I argue...
From Patients to Populations: Rhetorical Considerations for a Post-Compliance Medicine
Scholars have criticized the rhetoric of compliance for decades. For example, they have offered a more nuanced account of why patients are...
Assistant Editors' Interview with Dr. Berkeley Franz and Dr. Dan SkinnerAbstract
Fetal Positions: Fetal Visualization, Public Art, and Abortion Politics
The interrelation of scientific and aesthetic visual norms employed in anatomic sculptures opens novel and effective persuasive registers in...
Gut Rhetorics: Toward Experiments in Living with Microbiota
When considering the material ecologies of the human body, we must consider the bodies within—at least five hundred known species of microbes....
Assistant Editors' Interview with Dr. David Gruber and Dr. Jason KalinAbstract
Rhetorical Lessons in Health Advocacy: Advancing Persuasive Problems and Partial Solutions in Pro-Caregiving Advocacy Policy Statements
Public health advocates often encounter the arduous rhetorical situation of championing issues assumed to be personal. One such rhetorical...
A Dialogue on Possibilities for Embodied Methodologies in the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine
Drawing on our experiences with qualitative research involving health and medical topics to which we have a personal connection, this dialogue...
"The Alabama Project": Representing the Complexity of Cancer Survivorship in Words and Images
Public discourse about health and illness is often considered to lack the nuances and complexities offered in academic treatments of similar...