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Can Art Heal and Help You Become a Better Doctor?

At a time in medicine when we spend more time in front of the computer with the “virtual” patient than physically next to a patient, the lessons of humanism are more important than ever. There is a movement in medical schools across the U.S. to rediscover the role of humanities in practice, and art is one such tool. It has been used to hone a trainee’s observational skills for physical diagnosis, improve empathy for a patient, work better as a team, prevent burnout, and heal patients. Join our experts to learn more about how you can use art to become a better doctor.