Center for India and South AsiaThe Center for India and South Asia is the newest center in the Asia Institute. It promotes dialogue between humanists who focus on the region's rich past, social scientists concerned with its dynamic present, and creative artists, together sharing insights from these interactions with both general and academic audiences.
Medicine, literature and the power of epiphany
Using stories, pictures and citations from literature to illustrate his points, writer-physician Abraham Verghese emphasized the way in which literature can help physicians cultivate the humanist, healing aspect of medicine.
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