Berkshire Medical Center

Home to the Medicine for Musicians workshops.

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.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Arts & Humanities Program

The director and musicians of the  Lombardi music program work closely with the Medical Musician Initiative.

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.

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.

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.

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin - Personal Homepage

Dr. Daniel Levitin, FRSC, is an award-winning scientist, musician, and the author of This Is Your Brain On Music. 

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.

SCCM/Society of Critical Care Medicine

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

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, Francis Collins, Director, is a guitarist, and MMI guitarist Michael Bard is now onboarded with NIH!