Boston’s medical community shares lessons in music and medicine at the Ed Portal

October 4, 2016 at 11:45 am
Physician and violinist Lisa Wong (in pink) joined members of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra who recently participated in panel discussion at the Harvard Ed Portal. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer

Pediatric physician and violinist Lisa Wong was among the members of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra who described the connection between music and medicine during a panel discussion at the Harvard Ed Portal. Wong, a violinist and past president of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO), spoke to a full house at the Ed Portal on Sept. 28. Wong and other panelists, all performers in the LSO, a volunteer symphony orchestra mostly comprised of members from Boston’s medical community, were on hand for a presentation titled “Leadership: Finding Your Voice in Music & Medicine.” The event was part of the second annual HUBweek, a weeklong festival celebrating education, science, and technology throughout Greater Boston.

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