1. to teach about the language of music and draw parallels between elements of music and our spoken word (in patient care

2. to discuss how we can use music at home or at work, engaging certain areas of our brains connected to empathy, to set a mood for ideal communication, and to help us reach a flow state

3. to discuss group music to facilitate a sense of community and shared expression

4. to discuss specific musical recommendations that we can make for our patients with anxiety, movement disorders, and chronic pain to help ease their burdens


Target Audience: All Physicians


Erica Rogers, MD

Dermatology / Pleasanton



Adam Rogers, MD

Int Med-Cardio Non-Invasive




By the end of the activity, participants should recognize ways to use music in their personal and work lives, to create a group shared experience, and to make recommendations regarding patient care


FACULTY & DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:  The presenter & planner(s) for this activity have disclosed that they have no relevant relationships with commercial or industry organizations (Commercial Interest). The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and faculty for this activity and they do not have relationships that present a relevant conflict of interest. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDITS STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. These credits may also be applied to the CMA Certification in continuing medical education. Nurses may report credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nursing.


Session date: 
05/03/2023 - 8:30am to 12:30pm PDT
Walnut Creek, CA
United States
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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