Art and Medical Humanities Lab
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 - 1640)
Anatomical Studies, about 1600–1605
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
The Art and Medical Humanities Lab carries out research and didactic trials aimed at introducing the methods of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) and the usage of cultural heritage in the core curriculum of medical carearea operators.
The Laboratory experiments and introduces innovative learning models in the medical and health education sector.
For this purpose the Laboratory:
• experiments new learning models for students, applies techniques for assessing and monitoring the impact on improving knowledge and skills;
• promotes the development of new pedagogical models and proposals for scientific projects relevant on anational and international level, in the field of Medical Humanities;
• starts up collaborations with museums for students' laboratory practices;
• uses the Visual Thinking Strategies method through practices of art observation and discussion;
• promotes and develops the use of art to reduce the burn-out risk for students in the medical and healthcare area by following the results of International studies on the benefits of art exposure;
The Lab is open for all students of Medical and Nursing Degree Programs of Sapienza University.