About Humanities at Mayo Clinic
The Center engages interconnected communities of patients, families, staff, learners, and the public to promote the artful and compassionate delivery of healthcare. Music, visual art, dance, theatre, creative writing, lectures and other educational programs all contribute to the healing environment and uniquely touch each of Mayo’s three shields: Patient Care, Education, and Research.
Humanities in Medicine is a champion and ideal collaborator for Mayo Clinic initiatives such as the institution’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, emphasis on innovation, encouragement of continued professional development, and most significantly, belief in caring for the whole patient.
Humanities in Medicine programs are made possible by the generous support of Mayo Clinic patients and friends.
To integrate arts and humanities into the healing environment through clinical practice, education and research.
Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine will be integral to an unparalleled healthcare experience.
- Expand awareness of the value of Humanities in Medicine
- Increase integration of Humanities in Medicine across Mayo Clinic
- Enrich the experience for all Mayo Clinic