The LitMed magazine is a forum for addressing current issues in medicine and health through the multiple lenses of art, social sciences, literature, and ethics. The site is an eclectic mix of interviews, articles, and resources in medical humanities and humanism. We invite readers to submit original work for consideration by our editorial board.
This magazine is linked to and is an extension of The NYU School of Medicine medical humanities web site and the Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database. It is intended to be a forum for scholarly discussion of ongoing projects in medical, nursing, premedical, graduate, and postgraduate education and research that use the humanities, social sciences, and the arts to address current issues in medicine and bioscience– from a variety of perspectives.
Exploring the cosmos of inner space, Laura Ferguson’s prints combine original drawing with photomicrographs of neurons from NYUSOM’s Virtual Microscope. To make the drawings, she floats oil colors on water, and they spread out to form patterns that echo the forms of nature. To see the full images and learn more about the process Laura Ferguson Website