While clinical medicine is an intellectual creative art form, surgery is a performance art form. The composure, precision, grace, focus, and command needed to execute a procedure to perfection is not so different from that which is needed to execute a musical performance. The parallels are magical.
be Still: Vol. 5, Article 10.
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About the Artist
Divy Mehra is a third-year medical student at Nova Southeastern's KP-COM. His interests include medical writing, the humanities, meditation, and, as is the focus of this piece, music.