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Medicine begins and ends with the communion between patient and caretaker and is elevated to art through mindfulness and shared empathy; an open hearted stillness.

case: can art and music sustain challenging health care practices? v1.0 is a concert-event that tells the stories of a trauma patient and an emergency medicine doctor through their own artwork. A meditation on healing in music and light. The Still Point is a concert dedicated to the inner landscapes of patient and provider. It offers a shared empathetic experience and points to opportunities for a mindful practice. Touring Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and Southern Methodist University, June 2017.