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.
Baltonado, Julet and Cymet, Tyler, "Can The Humanities Humanize Health Care?" (2017). Osteopathic Medicine Student Publications. 1.