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Shapiro, Johanna – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2012
This special issue of "Journal for Learning through the Arts" focuses on the uses of literature and arts in medical education. The introductory article addresses current debate in the field of medical humanities (MH), namely the existential question of what is the purpose of integrating humanities/arts in medical education; and then…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Humanities, Humanities Instruction, Art Education
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Shapiro, Johanna; Nguyen, Vincent; Mourra, Sarah; Ross, Marianne; Thai, Trung; Leonard, Robert – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2006
Introduction: Medical students often describe the gross anatomy course as both stressful and a rite of passage. Research differs as to whether the stress it engenders is significant or transitory. This qualitative study of first year anatomy student reports on the use of optional creative projects to promote reflection and reduce stress. Methods:…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Creative Activities, Student Projects, Medical Education