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Last Song – a perspectives piece from New England

Attached is a recent New England Journal Perspectives piece on how art and medicine are intertwined, each informing the other. It is a thoughtful reflection on how we communicate from the perspective of an doctor who was an opera singer in another life. We bring all those past versions of ourselves to our interactions though. Last Song — Sharing Humanity while Maintaining Boundaries

In a related news, renowned opera singer, Jessye Norman, recently passed away September 30th. Here are some sample songs but she was a towering talent and a model of the voice as a vehicle of communication.

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