July 28, 2011

From Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine: "Music City Medicine"

Medicine is housed in the left side of the brain, the seat of logic, language, science and math. Left-brain-dominant people tend to be more logical, rational, analytical and structured – sounds like your typical physician, right?

But many of Vanderbilt's physicians and medical students nurture the creative side of the brain, the right hemisphere and place of intuition, imagination, art and their most frequent destination, music.

Read the whole story by Leslie Hill, including profiles of several VUMC musicians, from the new issue of Vanderbilt Medicine magazine here.