GR Title: “Best Practices in Medical Humanities Education”
October 10, 2012
Suzanne Garfinkle, MD
Director of Mount Sinai Academy for Medicine and the Humanities
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Describe the purpose and content of medical education in the arts and humanities.
Provide evidence for the effectiveness of humanities and arts courses in developing core physician skills and enhancing physician satisfaction.
List factors which facilitate successful programming in the medical humanities and to summarize the Academy’s progress to date.