Art in Medicine
Training Medical Students
in the Use of Creative Expression to Improve Elder Care

Calendar
July 21st, time and location TBA

1. Workshop, Poetry and Theater Improvisation (In person)
Students take Attitudinal Survey
Overview of creative aging and types of memory
Introduction to use of narrative in medicine

Best Practices:
Alzheimer’s Poetry Project

www.alzpoetry.com

In the Moment

http://www.in-themoment.com/

Date TBA (August)
2. Webinar, Music

Best Practices:
Music and Memories℠
http://musicandmemory.org/

Songwriting Works™

http://www.songwritingworks.org/

Date TBA (September)
3. Webinar, Storytelling

Best Practices:
TimeSlips™

http://www.timeslips.org/

Story Core

https://storycorps.org/

Date TBA (October)
4. Webinar, Visual Art Looking and Making

Best Practice Art Making
Opening Minds through Art

http://www.scrippsoma.org/oma-videos.html

Best Practice Art Looking
Meet Me at MoMA

https://www.moma.org/meetme/

Date Wed. November, 22nd Noon
5. Webinar, Dance/Movement

Best Practices:
Kairos Alive!™

Intro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2vOO0cXZxI

On challenging stereotypes about aging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHGctT4NGb0

Dance for PD® (Parkinson’s Disease)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LwWkFHpve0

Date TBA (December)
6. Field Trip to Local Assisted Living or Adult Day Care Center
and Culminating Event