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

Ongoing Events


Dermatology inspired works created for the 2018 International Health Humanities Conference, themed  "Frankenstein@200" by Nick Love. 

More of Nick Love's work can be viewed online here.

Stanford News Center: Mixed-media mosaics of the human body, inspired by Frankenstein 


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