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It's humid spring morning in the woods of central Missouri and Henry Domke is lining up a shot. His target? The vibrant petals of a red buckeye bloom.

"I want to level it. Make sure it’s really sharp," Domke says as he adjusts his tripod and focuses in before snapping the photo. 

Greek vase with a depiction of a doctor treating a patient.
Marie-Lan Nguyen via Wikimedia Commons / Louvre Museum

You don't expect to see classes like fiction writing, drawing and drama in a medical school curriculum. But some of the county's top med schools are integrating arts and humanities classes in an attempt to build empathy for the patient experience of  illness, as Stat News reports. 

IU Surgery Residents Hone Skills In Art Class

Jul 18, 2014
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Last summer, reporter Sandy Roob sat in on an art class at the Indianapolis Art Center, where Indiana University plastic surgery residents sketched a nude male model.