March 2018

Eric Despard, guitarist, member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Musician Initiative and Assistant Professor of Humanities and the Music and Art Director at Southern Vermont College in Bennington, Vermont has been appointed the Executive Director of the Laumeister Art Center in Vermont. Plans in the works for Medical Music events at the Center.

April 2018

Michael Bard, guitarist and graduate of the 2017 Medicine for Musicians Workshop at Berkshire Medical Center began a Medical Musician internship at the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of  Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He works in the Pain & Palliative Care Division, under the supervision of department chair, Dr.  Ann Berger.

May 31, 2018

Andrew Schulman, guitarist will be giving a talk called: The Art and Science of Medical Music for the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires:

June 7, 2018

Dr. Marvin McMillen and Andrew Schulman will be doing a talk about Medical Music,  following a screening of the "Andrew & Wendy" film, at the The  National Arts Club, located at 15 Gramercy Park South, in Manhattan. 7 p.m. start, free and open to the public but you  need to RSVP. Info at this page:

July 23-27, 2018

The second annual Medicine for Musicians Workshop, led by Dr. Marvin McMillen and guitarist Andrew Schulman, will be held at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, 

August 24, 2018

Andrew Schulman, guitarist and Executive Director of the Medical Musician Initiative, has been invited to speak at the annual meeting, Challenges in Critical Care, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania chapter of Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Susquehanna Valley chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Penn State University. Schulman will be giving a talk called: The Art and Science of Medical Music.