Cover Stories: Music in Medicine

The healing power of music, alumni health careers, and mental health resources at Curtis

Three articles in the Spring 2023 issue of Overtones highlight how the Curtis community is exploring connections between music and medicine. Our cover story, “Music’s Healing Powers,” focuses on recent scientific advances and examines ways alumni utilize music to treat conditions as diverse as chronic pain, PTSD, and neurological disorders.

In “Finding Harmony in Medical Careers,” two alumni share how their Curtis studies contributed to their future as anesthesiologists, and “Moment of Zen” features the school’s ongoing work to ensure that students have access to crucial mental health resources.

Cover Story: Music’s Healing Powers 
By Michele C. Hollow

Alumni Highlight: Finding Harmony in Medical Careers
By Ryan Lathan

Moment of Zen: Mental Health Resources for Students
By Meredith Tarditi

From the Spring 2023 Issue

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