Overview

William Osler said that the practice of medicine is an art and that there is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation. In this activity, Dr. Mangione uses examples from the world of art to demonstrate medical findings and conditions. Watch this activity to develop your Visual Thinking Strategy to improve your observation skills and learn how to apply them in the diagnosis and care of your patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop strategies to sharpen observational skills
  • Describe the role of visual arts in fostering medical observation
  • Apply strategies to rekindle the right brain mode of engagement

Faculty Disclosures

Salvatore Mangione, MD

Dr. Mangione has nothing to disclose. 

Disclosures

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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