Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Shirley Serviss

  • Shadowing Artists on the Wards: an undergraduate, arts-based medical elective

    Pamela Brett-MacLeanMichelle CasavantShirley ServissAlyssa CruzEdmonton, Canada Medicine is frequently described as both an art and science, with science focused on objective, technical knowledge (competency, or cure) and the artistic elements focused on the human side of medicine (empathy, or care). Herman (2001), among others, has suggested artistic and scientific activity converge, suggesting that “when an…