Event: A Celebration of Oliver Sacks with Simone Dinnerstein, Atul Gawande, Bill Hayes and Maria Popova

Attention NYC! One week from now, the Kauffman Concert Hall will be hosting this excellent event:  "A words-and-music tribute to the beloved neurologist and author upon posthumous publication of The River of Consciousness, a collection of essays displaying Dr. Sacks’s passionate scientific engagement — with evolution, botany, memory, time, Darwin and Freud, among other subjects —... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole. Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain

  Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain is the non-fiction collection of clinical tales, co-written by Dr Allan Ropper and Brian Burrell. Written from the perspective  Dr Ropper, the book details his encounters with patients during his 40 year career as a prominent neurologist at  Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital. During... Continue Reading →

"The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head." - Sir William Osler

Welcome

Hello there, My name is Jesse Raubenheimer and I am a medical student, art enthusiast and bookworm living in Fremantle, Western Australia. I have always had a strong interest in literature and visual art, yet after completing four years of rigorous medical training, I found that these interests had been almost entirely neglected. I created ‘The... Continue Reading →

Juana Gómez Combines Physics, Anatomy and Art in Delicately Embroidered Self-Portraits.

In her series of works known as 'Constructal.', Chilean artist Juana Gómez explores the relationship between the human body and the environment. The portraits are inspired by Physicist Adrian Bejan's constructal law of nature, which proposes that recurring designs arise in all living systems, and that these designs have a universal tendency to evolve in a certain... Continue Reading →

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