Mount Sinai Health System

Music and Medicine: Chopin and the Power of Resilience—Featuring World-Renowned Concert Pianist and Psychiatrist Richard Kogan

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Join Juilliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan for a lecture and concert that explores the psychological forces that influenced the creative output of Polish composer Frédéric Chopin.  

Discover how Chopin grappled with exile from his beloved homeland and chronic pulmonary disease to become one of the greatest composers of piano music in history.

"Music and Medicine: Chopin and the Power of Resilience" is the first event of four of the Richman Seminar Series on Humanism and Ethics in Medicine for 2017-18.

Wine Reception to Follow unitl 7 pm

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Icahn Medical Institute | 1425 Madison Avenue, Goldwurm Auditorium 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Event Type

Academic, Arts & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Lecture/Seminar, Alumni


Alumni, Community, Faculty, Patients, Postdocs, Staff, Students, Housestaff, Health Care Professionals


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Medical Education




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Richard Kogan is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and  Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program.