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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Jan 15, 2020

Flamenco dance offers unique form of healing for stroke patients

By Kit Kough @kitkough
Using Flamenco to focus not on what patients can't do, but what they can create together. The Center for Humanities in Medicine's Therapeutic Movement program, developed with Mayo Clinic Recreation Therapy and Phoenix-based artists from Flamenco Por La Vida, was featured on ABC15. excerpt below; the [...]
Flamenco dance offers unique form of healing for stroke patients
Dec 12, 2019

5-year anniversary of Parkside Art Gallery

By Joey Biksacky @joeybiksacky
Charter House is celebrating the 5-year anniversary of our Parkside Art Gallery!  To commemorate this occasion we will be showcasing 5 local artists at our next gallery event entitled Fusing Inspirations.  This is an opening that you won’t want to miss!  Join us on January 23rd from 4:30 - [...]
5-year anniversary of Parkside Art Gallery
Nov 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic Chamber Symphony 39th Christmas Concert Rochester, MN

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
39th Christmas Concert flyer Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:00 PM St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel - Free and open to the public The Mayo Clinic Chamber Symphony is a venue for Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, families, and the larger Mayo community family members to enjoy and develop their [...]
Mayo Clinic Chamber Symphony 39th Christmas Concert Rochester, MN
Nov 4, 2019

Understanding and Advancing Peace and Global Health: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Sarah Mensink @samensink
Please join us on Wednesday, November 6 2019 for a lecture with Dr. Samantha Nutt, award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. Understanding and Advancing Peace and Global Health: Where Do We Go From Here? A medical doctor and founder of the international humanitarian organizations War Child USA [...]
Understanding and Advancing Peace and Global Health:  Where Do We Go From Here?
Nov 1, 2019

You Did Not Teach Me What You Thought You Did

By Joey Biksacky @joeybiksacky
A great story about finding purpose in life during tough times and realizing that sometimes instructors teach a lot more than the subject at hand. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2753375
You Did Not Teach Me What You Thought You Did

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