Our Physician of Medicine (MD) program is an outstanding instruction platform on which to build a career in medicine. The value of the art of medicine is due to the fact we have to deal with a human being, his or her physique, mind and soul. The paper also briefly touches upon how, in the field of present medical education, the introduction of medical humanities or humanistic education has the potential to swing the pendulum of medicine far more towards the lost art of medicine”.
Man should be studied in life and health-the influences on the body of food, clothes, bathing, and the everyday care of the body. The paper concludes by saying that the art and science of medicine are complementary. Nevertheless, the view of science implied is a narrow one, foreign each to pure scientists and to artists and the art of medicine is devalued by this strategy. In : What Medicine Implies To Me (Ajai R. Singh, Shakuntala A. Singh Eds.), MSM, III:six, IV:1-four, p127-138.