The Arts and Humanities Initiative at Harvard Medical School started meeting regularly as a committee in 2011. Our group is multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional. Nearly every Harvard-affiliated hospital, medical specialty, and art form is represented. 


David S. Jones, PhD, MD, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine (HMS/FAS)

Associate Co-Directors

Lisa Wong, MD,  Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (MGH)

Susan Pories, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery (MAH/BIDMC)

Steering Committee

Gregory Abel, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (DFCI)

Ronald Arky, MD, Daniel D. Federman, MD Professor of Medicine and Medical Education;  Master, Francis Weld Peabody Society (HMS)

Eugene Beresin, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry (MGH)

Rafael Campo, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (BIDMC)

Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (CHA)

Lisa Gruenberg, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, (CHB) 

Edward Hundert, MD, HMS Dean for Medical Education (HMS)

Joel Katz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (BWH)

Shahram Khoshbin, MD Associate Professor of Neurology (BWH)

Suzanne Koven, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (MGH)

Jeremy Nobel, MD, HMS Center for Primary Care, Foundation for Art and Healing

Robin Schoenthaler, MD,  Clinical Instructor in Radiation Oncology (MGH) 

Amy Ship, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (BIDMC)

Steven Schlozman, MD , Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (MGH)

Andrea Wershof Schwartz, MD MPH, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care (VA)

Faculty bios can be found here. To get involved, please contact us.