Looking with Uncertainty: Inquiries into Visual Art, Practices for Good Medicine

Presenter: Alexa Miller, MA, founder of and consultant at Arts Practica, LLC, a medical education consultancy
Recorded: February 12, 2019
Series: Allen M. Boyden, M.D. Memorial Lectureship

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With a U.S. healthcare system bleeding lives and dollars in staggering figures, many patient safety experts and High Reliability Organization champions harbor a concern about the way in which caregivers and leaders respond to uncertainty. Sharing insights from research and stories as a teacher and collaborator across the disciplines of art and medicine, Alexa Miller describes why navigating uncertainty is the most important challenge that healthcare providers face in their daily work and how the path to learning this art may be expedited and demystified in an unlikely place: arts experiences.