Diagnosing art? The following article from the Wall Street Journal looks at a group of physicians who are doing just that! Courses developed at medical schools around the country are training doctors to hone their observation skills by studying works of art. A swollen knee, a lazy eye—the subjects of many great paintings present maladies that offer doctors a new perspective on crafting their diagnosing skills. Just one of the many ways the arts are being utilized to build a stronger, more productive workforce.
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