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USF Medical School students are taking the next step in their education by sketching the feet of classmates and faculty members in an effort to get the “stories within the body part.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to the “On Doctoring” class to find out how learning about the “art of medicine” can help produce better physicians.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Lois LaCivita Nixon, Professor in USF’s Division of Medical Ethics & Humanities, talks about the “On Doctoring” class, how rare it is for a humanities class to be a required part of a med school program, and how art and medicine help balance each other out.
Dr. Frazier Stevenson, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education, talks about how the multiple surgeries he’s had on his feet and ankles helped encourage students to ask questions when he served as a “foot model.” Also, he speaks about the strengths of USF Medical Ethics & Humanities program.
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Lois LaCivita Nixon, PHD, MAT, MLitt, MPH
Professor, Internal Medicine, USF Division of Medical Ethics & Humanities