MH Certificate is part of an HFA initiative, which will no longer be offered via PaCE beyond Sp21.  Students who have already taken INT X410 are encouraged to take INT X411 in Spring 21, and finish the required coursework for MH certificate. Please contact HFA for further inquiries.

After completing both PaCE course requirements, INT X410 and X411, students have up to 5 years of taking their first PaCE course to complete the Medical Humanities Electives and receive a Medical Humanities Professional Certificate.

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...providing future healthcare leaders a foundation in humanities which can lead to increased empathy, more understanding of historical and social contexts of disease, and a better resiliency to burnout.

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3 Easy Steps to Request Certificate

1 Log into your PaCE Student Account to verify that you have completed all Certificate requirements

2 Click here to request your certificate release

3 Check your email for a Certificate notification from, our official credential provider.


PaCE is now able to offer a 50% discount on the Spring 2021 PaCE Medical Humanities course, Medical Humanities in the World (INT X411), to current UCSB students. 

In order to secure your discount, please follow these steps:

1) Visit the Course Page and hit the "Add to Cart" button.

2) From the checkout page be sure to click on "Apply a discount" and select "50% UCSB Student Discount".


In addition, a limited number of HFA Scholarships are available for students and are awarded subject to availability of funds. In combination with the PaCE Discount above, scholarship recipients will not pay any tuition for the Spring 2021 course! To apply for the HFA Scholarship, please submit your application HERE. Priority will be given to first time recipients and/or those with demonstrated financial need. The deadline to apply is March 5, 2021. Scholarships will be announced by March 12, 2021.

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“Students will be exposed to a variety of components on how 'humanities' actually has an impact on very select and often times vulnerable patient populations.”

-Jason Prystowsky, M

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