Can poetry make better doctors? Teaching the humanities and arts to medical students and residents at the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine.

@article{Shapiro2003CanPM,
  title={Can poetry make better doctors? Teaching the humanities and arts to medical students and residents at the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine.},
  author={Johanna Shapiro and L. Graham Rucker},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 10},
  pages={953-7}
}
The Program in Medical Humanities & Arts at the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine has been in existence for five years. The program was implemented to enhance aspects of professionalism including empathy, altruism, compassion, and caring toward patients, as well as to hone clinical communication and observational skills. It contains elective or required curriculum across all four years of medical school and required curriculum in two residency programs, organized according… CONTINUE READING

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