Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society Organization Logo Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Research Project

Artful Living Program

2016 – 2018

Project Summary

This project aimed to augment patient care and rethink the definition of “treatment” by hosting and measuring the impact of events that allowed medical patients to experience art in various forms.

Research Team

David Meltzer

David Meltzer

Fanny L. Pritzker Professor; Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine; Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy

University of Chicago

David O. Meltzer, PhD'92, MD'93, is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Chicago, where he is Professor in the Department of Medicine, and...

Micah Prochaska

Micah Prochaska

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Chicago

Micah Prochaska, MD, is a hospitalist clinician and health outcomes researcher with a focus on how hospital based interventions for chronic diseases affect patient reported outcomes after hospital discharge. Dr. Prochaska is supported by a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute...

Explore

Featured Project

Open Fields: Ethics, Aesthetics and the Future of Natural History
Explore
Jason Salavon, All the Ways (Couch Gag), 2016.

Continue Exploring

Critical Computation: Machine Learning and Questions of Quality in Art and Design
Explore