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2020-2021

Andrew Schulman (photo on the left),  Executive Director of MMI, will serve as a consultant to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center-Therapeutic Music in the ICU project led by Ruth Kleinpell, Ph.D RN and Joseph Schlesinger, MD.

February 2020

Andrew Schulman has been appointed Visiting Artist/Medical Musician of the Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center of the Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He will be involved in sharing his knowledge of critical care music and in research about music and the brain.

February 18, 2020

Andrew Schulman  attended his first meeting of the ICU Liberation Committee at the Annual Congress of the Society for Critical Care Medicine in Orlando, Florida. He has been appointed to a three-year term on the committee.

February 18, 2020

Dr. Marvin McMillen, Michael Bard, and Andrew Schulman did a presentation called "Music  in the ICU" at the Annual Congress of the Society for Critical Care Medicine at the Hyatt Regency  in Orlando, Florida.

January 20, 2020

The Chinese language edition of "Waking the Spirit: A Musician's Journey Healing Body, Mind, and Soul"
by Andrew Schulman was released in January 2020 by Chinese Machine Press, the largest publisher of science and technology books in China

January 9, 2020

Andrew Schulman gave a presentation, "Medical Musician: A Story Teller and Travel Guide" for the New York City Classical Guitar Society.

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October 27, 2019, 2 p.m.

Andrew Schulman was presented in a solo guitar concert to benefit the Medical Musician Initiative at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall 

in New York City. 

Concert made possible by generous grants from the John and Joan D'Addario Foundation

and from Jenzi and Greg Silverman  

May 2019

Michael Bard, (photo on the left) was featured in the Spring Newsletter of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland for his work in the Pain and Palliative Care Department where he plays for patients and families and the clinical staff in the pain and palliative care,  intensive care, and oncology units.

February 17-20, 2019

Andrew Schulman was invited to be part of the Wellness Lab at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Annual Congress, which was held this year in San Diego. Schulman’s topic was, “How to Implement an ICU Musician into Your Institution".