Writing for the journal, Minnesota Medicine, Gary Christenson, M. D. explains, “Why we need the arts in medicine:”
1. Studying the arts makes medical students into better doctors.
2. The arts have therapeutic benefits.
3. The arts can help prevent disease.
4. The arts can improve the patient experience.
5. The arts can promote physician well-being.
Read more here: http://www.minnesotamedicine.com/CurrentIssue/WhyWeNeedtheArtsinMedicine.aspx