Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2017

Embargo Period

4-1-2018

Abstract

Science can exist without context just as medicine can exist without patients, but should it? Data supporting a need for medical students to learn literature, philosophy, language, religion, art, and music are limited, but study findings indicate that the humanities can enhance empathy in medical students.

Comments

© 2017 by the American Osteopathic Association; placed here by permission.

Originally published:
Baltonado J, Cymet T. Can the Humanities Humanize Health Care? J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2017; 117(4): 273-275. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2017.046

Article refers to Akesis, University of New England journal of narrative medicine, founded and edited by College of Osteopathic Medicine students.

Available for download on Sunday, April 01, 2018

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