Amy Herman: The Art of Perception

College of Medicine Grand Round Lecture Series

When: Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Where: UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pav A Auditorium

Amy E. Herman designed, developed and conducts all sessions of The Art of Perception ( using the analysis of works of art to improve perception and communication skills. Originally designed in 2000 to help medical students improve their observation and communication skills with patients, she subsequently adapted her teaching for law enforcement professionals and conducts the program for a wide range of medical and law enforcement agencies including the New York City Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the CIA, and the Department of Justice as well as New York University School of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. From 2007-2011, she was the Director of Educational Development at WNET, New York’s public television station, and prior to that, Ms. Herman was the Head of Education at The Frick Collection for eleven years, where she oversaw all educational programs and community initiatives. Ms. Herman holds an AB in International Affairs from Lafayette College, a Juris Doctor from George Washington University, and an MA in Art History from Hunter College of the City University of New York.