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/

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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

The Art & Art History Department will screen Perfect Strangers, a documentary by Stanford Professor, Jan Krawitz. A conversation with the filmmaker, a father-daughter donor-recipient pair, and a “non-directed” kidney donor, will follow the screening. 

Thursday, January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7 pm
Location: McMurtry Building 

Free and open to the public. 


"Kevin Lee Sun, piano: To the Touch"

Kevin Lee Sun presents his solo piano recital. Sun is a third-year medical student at Stanford, studying piano with Thomas Schultz. | Pre-recital lecture by Lawrence Chiou at 7 PM

Date/Time: January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm 
Location: Dinkelspiel Auditorium

Ongoing Events