Harmonizing Humanity: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Medicine

The humanities and the medical field may appear diametrically opposed, one relying on interpretation and emotion, the other on hard data and facts. However, the integration of these disciplines holds profound significance for health care professionals. Through exposure to various forms of artistic expression—literature, visual arts, music—medical practitioners can cultivate a deeper understanding of the human experience. This convergence was evident at the inaugural Humanities in Medicine event hosted by the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine on Tuesday, February 6, featuring Mary Lacy, a mixed media artist and muralist.

Read our story about this unique event.