BIOL 6682: Musical Prescription: Music as a Tool for Healing

Student Leaders: 
Rudy Chen, MD19; Bryan Le, MD19

Music is an integral component of all cultures and societies and is often considered healing for the soul. But are the therapeutic effects more than spiritual? This preclinical elective serves as an introduction to music therapy, the field that uses the evidence based practice of employing music to achieve measurable, functional improvement in patients. The course is mostly online, but there are two lectures by music therapists.