UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

2017

MEDICINE and the MUSE: An Arts, Humanities, and Medicine Symposium:
KINETIC: MEDICINE IN MOTION
April 27, 2017, 5:30PM
LKSC Berg Hall

Featured Speaker: David Leventhal (Director, Dance for PD [Parkinson's Disease])

 

Scope, 05/02/17
--Annual Medicine & the Muse showcase spotlights Parkinson’s dance program
This year’s Medicine & the Muse event featured a talk and demonstration from David Leventhal, program director of Dance for PD, an international dance program that helps people with Parkinson’s disease remain active and in touch with their bodies. The annual event also featured performances from medical students including Alice Li, Arunima Kohli, and Sheun Aluko.

2017 Medicine & the Muse Symposium Photos

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2016

April 14, 2016, 5:30pm
MEDICINE and the MUSE: An Arts, Humanities and Medicine Symposium
LKSC Berg Hall
Stanford School of Medicine

Program

Flyer

Featured Speaker: Anne Lamott
Author of seven novels including: Hard Laughter, Joe Jones, Blue Shoe, All New People, Crooked Little Heart, and Imperfect Birds. She has also written several bestselling books of nonfiction and three collections of autobiographical essays on faith. Lamott has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship, has taught at UC Davis and writing conferences across the country, and has been inducted into the California Hall of Fame.

 

04/08/16, Scope
--Writer Anne Lamott headlines annual Medicine & Muse showcase
Medicine & the Muse, an annual event that celebrates art and medicine, took place last Thursday. This post includes highlights from the conversation between author Anne Lamott and Paul Costello, chief communications officer for the School of Medicine. 

2016 Medicine & the Muse Symposium Photos

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2015

April 27, 2015
MEDICINE and the MUSE: An Arts, Humanities and Medicine Symposium
Program
Photos
Flyer
LKSC Berg Hall
Stanford School of Medicine

Featured speaker: Perri Klass, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Journalism, New York University; Director, Carter Journalism Institute; Medical Director, Reach Out and Read; author of fiction and nonfiction, essayist for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Boston Globe and Discover Magazine. She is the recipient of five O. Henry Awards for short fiction and the Women’s National Book Association Award.
Plus: art and presentations by medical students


2014

April 16, 2014
MEDICINE and the MUSE: An Arts, Humanities and Medicine Symposium
Featured Speaker: Khaled Hosseini
Author of The Kite RunnerA Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed
Flyer
Program
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2013

April 17, 2013
MEDICINE and the MUSE: An Arts, Humanities and Medicine Symposium
Keynote Presentation: Dr. Sandeep Jauhar NYT columnist and author, Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation
Flyer

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2012

April 11, 2012
The Annual Medicine and the Muse Symposium
Keynote Presentation: Sheri Fink, MD, PhD, winner Pulitzer Prize
Flyer
Program

Stanford Medical Student Writing Contest on Global Health:Winners
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2011

April 12, 2011
The Annual Medicine and the Muse Symposium
Keynote presentation: Richard Kogan, MD, concert pianist
The Mind and Music of Beethoven
Flyer
Program
Wall Street Journal
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2010

April 8, 2010
The Annual Medicine and the Muse Symposium
Malcolm Gladwell - Author: The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw
Program
Flyer
Poster
Photos
Article in Inside Stanford Medicine

2009

April 28, 2009
The Annual Medicine and the Muse Symposium
Rob Kapilow and the St. Lawrence String Quartet
Program
Photos
Article in Bench and Bedside
Poster

2008

View a video of Medicine and the Muse 2008 via CWP here (Stanford students and faculty only). Log in and look under MS Student Resources; direct questions to Brian Tobin.

May 6, 2008
The Annual Medicine and the Muse Symposium
Anne Fadiman - Author: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
This was a Centennial Event!
Poster

Program
Photos

2007

May 5, 2007
Stephen Bergman, MD (aka Samuel Shem) - Author: The House of God
Program
Photos
Flyer

2006

April 20, 2006
Denise Grady: Health Editor, New York Times
Program
Photos

2005

April 21, 2005
David B. Morris, PhD - Author:The Culture of Pain
University of Virginia
Program

2004

May 13, 2004
Rafael Campo, MD - Author:The Healing Art
Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
Program

2003

May 8, 2003
Abraham Verghese, MD - Author, My Own Country
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Program
Flyer

2002

April 11, 2002
Deborah Kirklin, MD - Director, Center for Medical Humanities
London Royal Free & University College Medical School
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