The Medicine & the Muse Program is the home for the arts and humanities at the medical school, with programs that support diversity and integrate the arts and humanities into medical education, scholarly endeavors, and the practice of medicine.

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“In this biomedical revolution, we need the humanities now more than ever.”

-Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine
http://www.stanforddaily.com/2014/04/06/the-humanities-and-medicine/

Program Features and News




KQED Perspectives, Duck Syndrome, by Arifeen Rahman

Arifeen is a medical student representative on the Medicine & the Muse Steering Community and a concentrator in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities 


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All of the events, news, and updates related to the Frankenstein@200 initative. 

Upcoming Events

L.A.S.E.R. (LEONARDO ART SCIENCE EVENING RENDEZVOUS)
LASER brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience.

Date/Time: October 10, 2019 @ 7 pm
WhoDr. James Ferrell, "Systems Biology"

Free and open to the public. 




“Audrey Shafer, MD and Andrew Ridker in conversation about his novel, The Altruists”

Date/Time: November 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Tresidder Oak Lounge (498 Santa Teresa Street)


"Reclaiming the Legacy of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross"

Date/Time: December 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Berg Hall, LKSC

Ongoing Events


Weds Night Writes
Every 3rd Weds, resuming October 2019
6:30pm-8:30pm
SCBE Conference Room (1215 Welch Rd., Modular A)