Center for Humanities in Medicine

The Center for Humanities in Medicine supports Mayo Clinic’s primary value, the needs of the patient come first, by integrating the arts and other expressions of human culture into the healing environment.

The Center engages interconnected communities of patients, families, staff, learners, and the public to promote the artful and compassionate delivery of healthcare. Humanities in Medicine activities are open to Mayo Clinic patients, staff, visitors and community members and are made possible by the generous donations of grateful benefactors.

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Mar 20, 2019

Launch of the new "Music for Mayo" Carillon Music Series

By Austin Ferguson @carillonghorn
The Mayo Clinic Dolores Jean Lavins Center for Humanities in Medicine is proud to announce the inaugural composition in the new "Music for Mayo" Carillon Music Series has been completed! Dr. Scott Allan Orr, lecturer at the University of Oxford and carillonneur, was selected to compose the work. [...]
Launch of the new "Music for Mayo" Carillon Music Series
Mar 1, 2019

Video: Hear the Rochester Carillon after months-long renovation

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
Austin Ferguson, the carillonneur for the Rochester Carillon, performs Friday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2019, for the first time in months after the carillons largest renovation in its 90-year history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMfg8OBK9xo  
Jan 22, 2019

The bells have grown silent: A restoration is underway atop Plummer Building

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
The bells have grown silent: A restoration is underway atop Plummer Building Rochester Post Bulletin By Matthew Stolle / Jan 19, 2019 https://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/the-bells-have-grown-silent-a-restoration-is-underway-atop/article_fd7b3d72-1b5d-11e9-a083-bb92ab8cafb3.html
The bells have grown silent: A restoration is underway atop Plummer Building
Jan 10, 2019

Using the Art of Medicine to Overcome Fear of Surgery

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
For years, artist Jennifer Hunter harbored an intense fear of surgery and lived with chronic pain. When the pain became debilitating, she decided to find a way to use her art to manage her anxiety. Read Jennifer's story here.
Using the Art of Medicine to Overcome Fear of Surgery
Jan 8, 2019

The Civics' Open Audition Call - January 14 & 15

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar - January 14 & 15 @ 6-9pm Open Audition Call JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR can be that community art moment which champions diversity and inclusivity! [...]
The Civics' Open Audition Call - January 14 & 15

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