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October 27, 2019, 2 p.m.

Andrew Schulman, guitarist and Executive Director of the Medical Musician Initiative, will give a solo guitar concert to benefit the Medical Musician Initiative at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

July 22-26, 2019

The third annual Medical Musician Workshop: Medicine for Musicians, co-directed by Dr. Marvin McMillen, Chief Medical Advisor of MMI, and  Andrew Schulman, will be held at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA.

February 17-20, 2019

Andrew Schulman has been invited to be part of the Wellness Lab at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Annual Congress, to be held this year in San Diego. Schulman’s topic will be, “How to Integrate a Medical Musician into the Medical Team of a Critical Care Unit".

January 20, 2019

Eric Despard, Guitarist, Medical Musician at Berkshire Medical Center, Music and Art faculty at Southern Vermont College, and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Medical Musician Initiative, joins Dr. Marvin McMillen to do a Q&A following a screening of the Andrew & Wendy” documentary film at Church on the Hill, UCC, 55 Main Street, Lenox, MA, 413-637-1001.

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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.

June 2018

Michael Bard, guitarist and graduate of the 2017 and 2018 Medicine for Musicians Workshops at Berkshire Medical Center joins the medical team as Medical Musician 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.

June 7, 2018

Dr. Marvin McMillen and Andrew Schulman gave a talk about the development of Medical Music following a screening of the "Andrew & Wendy" film, at the The National Arts Club, located at 15 Gramercy Park South, in Manhattan. 


May 31, 2018

Andrew Schulman gave a talk called: The Art and Science of Medical Music for the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.


March 2018

Eric Despard was appointed the Executive Director of the Laumeister Art Center in Vermont. Plans in the works for Medical Music events at the Center.