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A recent article in the New York Times about the Bard Hall Players, a theater company consisting of medical students at Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, highlights the importance of engaging in stress-reducing activities during medical school. Many medical … Continue reading

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Studying the humanities has been shown to foster medical students who have more compassion and empathy. As such, it’s a positive development that undergraduate programs in “health humanities” have increased exponentially in the last 20 years. Majors which combine science with the … Continue reading

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