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Literature & Art

Literature & Art

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics hosts special events throughout the year that feature prominent authors, artists and performers from across the country. Recent visitors have included pianist/psychiatrist Richard Kogan, authors Tracy Kidder, Pauline Chen and Ethan Canin, and poet William S. Merwin. A key focus is on interprofessional learning, as well as on narrative medicine and using literature and art to imagine the patient's experience.

Center faculty and staff also mentor students who produce Connective Tissue, the Health Science Center's only student-run art and literature journal, and offer two electives called Medicine through Literature and Art Rounds.


ELEC 5048 Enrichment Elective in Art 

INTD 4048 Art Rounds   

INTD 4045 Patient Notes

ELEC 5038 Literature through Medicine

INTD 7007 Literature through Medicine



Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture

Night of the Arts