Resources for Art Museum and Medical School Partnerships

Programs and partnerships between art museums and medical schools

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Art and Medical School Partnerships

Medical students, interns, residents, and fellows are taught to look at works of art and in turn relate these skills to their own professional practices. By doing so, they develop observation, interpretation, empathy, and collaboration skills in order to enhance their clinical diagnosis and practices.

The following resources have been collected from participants in the field.

Resources for Art and Medical School Partnerships

Bibliography PDF (>1 mb)
Sources of research articles, studies, and books relating to the field.

Program Descriptions  PDF (1.8 mb)
List of more than 90 art museum and medical school-partnered programs.

Sample Syllabi 
Selection of syllabi from art museum and medical school courses.