The role of the arts in the healing processby Dr. Jon Hallberg, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — Sometimes the practice of medicine is referred to as "the healing arts."
But what role do the arts actually play in the healing process? That's the topic of a conference beginning Wednesday in Minneapolis. The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is part of a growing movement integrating the arts of all kinds in to the medical field.
Dr. Jon Hallberg told All Things Considered about the practicalities of merging medicine and arts.
- All Things Considered, 04/27/2010, 4:50 p.m.
Assistant professor in family medicine at the University of Minnesota, and medical director at Mill City Clinic.