Melanie Ambler, a student at the Stanford School of Medicine and "physician artist," playing the cello and learning to care for patients.
Finding joy in music and poetry while navigating Alzheimer’s
In a Stanford Medicine magazine Q&A, flutist Eugenia Zukerman discusses finding joy through music and poetry since her Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Recognition of the power of music in medicine is growing
The medical community has long seen the value of music in wellness, but our appreciation is growing because of its close link to mental and physical health.
Passion for technology, humanities drives Stanford med student
An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.
Hematologist (and a mom, singer, actress and much more) stands up for diversity
Before becoming a hematologist, Tamara Dunn performed “off-off Broadway” and fronted a funk band. Now, she works to foster diverse communities in medicine.
Music therapy helps young patients feel better
The music therapy program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford brings hope and healing to young patients in need of an interlude of inspiration.
Jamming with the Midnight Rounds: A Q&A
Pediatric surgeon Matias Bruzoni discusses the band Midnight Rounds and the relationship between music and medicine for patients and health care providers.
Firelight serenade: Stanford Medicine students perform at open mic
Members of the Stanford Medicine community gather at the first open mic of the quarter for a night filled with comedy, instruments, dancing, and improvisation.
Vision, virtue and vexation at the annual Medicine and the Muse symposium
The 2018 Medicine and the Muse symposium featured medical student performers who sang, played musical instruments, read original works, screened a film and showcased artwork.
Music therapy lifts childrens’ spirits at Packard Children’s
A new program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helps young patients express their emotions with songs and musical instruments.
Stanford Medicine students and faculty share immigration stories
The room was small — a simple classroom in one of the medical school buildings — but the stories of immigration — poems, narratives and a song …
Applying athletic and musical coaching techniques to surgical training
Performing in a harmonious group is a key characteristic in the success of athletes, musicians and surgeons. With this in mind, physicians at the University …
Stanford’s Medicine & the Muse event mixes music, dance and pediatrics
The annual Medicine & the Muse symposium is one of senior associate dean Charles Prober's favorite events of the year, and now it's one of …
A lesson in voice and anatomy from an opera singer
This past Thursday, I watched an opera singer's throat as he sung. Not the bulging Adam's apple above his shirt collar, but the shiny lumps and …
Stanford Medicine Music Network brings together healers, musicians and music lovers
More than 100 physicians, students and members of the Stanford community gathered last week at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge for …
Music that comes straight from the soul…er, DNA
I don't think art should be slave to knowledge, so I'm always skeptical when I hear about choreographers or composers basing their creations on scientific …