Links

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Berkshire Medical Center

Home to the Medicine for Musicians workshops.

https://www.berkshirehealthsystems.org/bmc

The D'Addario Foundation

A foundation created by the D'Addario musical instruments company, to promote music education for the young, world-wide. The D'Addario Foundation helped support the writing of Waking the Spirit with a generous grant.

http://daddariofoundation.org/

Oliver Sacks Foundation

The New York Times referred to Oliver Sacks, M.D. as “the poet laureate of medicine." Author of Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain.

https://www.oliversacks.com/

Society for Critical Care Medicine/SCCM

The SCCM is the largest critical care medicine organization in the world. MMI's Andrew Schulman is the first Certified Medical Musician to become a professional member of the SCCM. 

http://www.sccm.org

ICU and Cognitive Impairment Study Group

Board of Advisors member Dr. Wes Ely and his colleagues at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center do world–renowned work with a special focus on ICU Delirium, a key area where medical musicians are valuable team members.

http://www.icudelirium.org/index.html

Institute for Music & Brain Science

Founder/Director Mark Jude Tramo, M.D., Ph.D., Musician/Composer. Mark appears in Chapter Five of Waking the Spirit.

http://www.brainmusic.org/

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, Francis Collins, Director, is a guitarist. MMI guitarist Michael Bard is now a medical musician at NIH.
https://www.nih.gov/

Institute for Music and Neurologic Function

Co-founded in 1995 by Dr. Oliver Sacks and Dr. Concetta Tomaino. Executive Director Tomaino appears in Chapter Fifteen of Waking the Spirit.
http://www.imnf.org/

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Arts & Humanities Program

The Lombardi Center has an internationally recognized arts program. 

https://lombardi.georgetown.edu/artsandhumanities