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Academic Medicine Podcast

Aug 5, 2019

"I will remember that singing imperfect songs might be better medicine than reciting a perfect care plan." Christine Bridges recounts how singing “I Want to Hold Your Hand” by the Beatles with a patient and her care team brought life into the patient's hospital room in a way that no medical intervention could. This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the August 2019 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at