Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

Moderator  Dr. Stefan Willich

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.        Music in Medicine – Experience, Evidence and Perspectives.

Stefan Willich, MD, MPH, MBA

Professor and Director of the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité – University Medical Center Berlin.

Founder and Conductor of World Doctors Orchestra


2:30 – 3:00 p.m.        The Eye of the Artist:  Monet’s Cataracts and O’Keefe’s Macular Degeneration and Impact on their Creative Process

Jonathan Lass, MD

Charles I Thomas Professor, Case Western Reserve University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Violoncellist in World Doctors Orchestra


3:00 – 3:15 p.m.        Break


3:15 – 3:45 p.m.        Oboe performance: the instrument, the reeds and the medical problems they cause

Allen T. Bishop, MD

Consultant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Oboist In World Doctors Orchestra


3:45 – 4:15 p.m.       The Dementia of Aaron Copland 

Benn Smith, MD

Director of the Sensory Laboratory and a Consultant for the Department of

Neurology at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale

Associate Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine,

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

French Hornist in World Doctors Orchestra