Music as Medicine Symposium: Upcoming Event and Related Story

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The MedStar Institute for Innovation is pleased to announce it’s co-organizing the upcoming “Music as Medicine Symposium” with the Georgetown Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program. The Symposium will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 9 a.m. to Noon ET at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s W. Proctor Harvey Amphitheater. The event will feature world-renowned scholars at the forefront of research on music, arts and stress in health care, exploring how music enhances well-being and the benefits of music for both patients and providers.

BBC News recently spotlighted the Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program’s related work in a segment titled, “The extraordinary healing powers of music.” Watch here to better understand the positive relationship between music and the brain, as described by both patients and clinicians.

To learn more about the upcoming “Music as Medicine Symposium” and to RSVP, view this flyer. Please note that space is limited.