Medical humanities: what’s in it for patients?

So here’s the thing. No matter how interesting (or otherwise) medical school deans and research grant making bodies  find the work done by medical humanities scholars and educators, the bottom line is (almost) always, what’s in it for patients? How will teaching students using art and literature make them better doctors; how will the insights […]

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Medicine, Literature, Art and Music: Royal Society of Medicine, London 1st April 2009.

If you’re in the London region you might be interested in this symposium on medicine and the humanities. Focussing on literature, art and music it features some excellent speakers. In keeping with other RSM events, lively debate is sure to follow. http://www.rsm.ac.uk/academ/hsg106.php Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE Speakers to […]

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