News in brief Medicine: The Musical theater and performance dates announced The physician who composed the musical confirms a 14-show run in November. June 6, 2018Wednesday Rose Raymond Contact Rose Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Written and composed by a practicing dermatologist, Medicine: The Musical follows a group of first-year med students as they navigate challenges in medical education and their personal lives. The musical will be performed at HERE theater in Manhattan from Nov. 3-18, 2018. The musical’s writer, Michael Ehrenreich, MD, previously told The DO in an email that he hopes the musical will present medical school in a novel and accessible way to the general public. “It’s not quite realistic—it is a musical after all—but I want people to get a sense of the pressure involved and how hard people work, and get the public to view doctors as people too,” he wrote. “Humanizing medicine goes both ways.” Find more details on Medicine: The Musical, including how to buy tickets, here. Further reading Medicine: The Musical headed to an off-Broadway theater More in Lifestyle DOs and DO students on The DO’s advisory board share their fave books, movies, food and more from 2023 If you’ll have time off for the holidays and could use ideas for entertainment, cooking and stress relief, this article has many great options that are recommended by your peers. 11 great holiday gifts for doctors and med students in 2023 Whether you are shopping for someone else or searching for gift ideas for yourself to share with loved ones (or just treat yourself!), we hope these ideas can serve as inspiration for you. Previous articleBuilding global awareness of US osteopathic medicine Next articleShould physicians be friends with their patients on social media?