BIOL 6670: Art and the Medical Narrative

Student Leaders: 
Nikki Haddad, MD20; Erick Guzman, MD20
Faculty Adviser: 
Jay Baruch, MD

This course will traverse a range of patient experiences as expressed through creative work. Through reflective writing, drawing, art observation, a visit to the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum, and meetings with special guest artists, students will find new ways to appreciate and meditate on their future roles as caregivers. The course culminates in a creative final project. No art experience required. Open to first- and second-years. Enrollment is capped at 15 students.