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The tradition of doctor-poets goes back to the era of Hippocrates. Today, the interdisciplinary link between poetry and medicine continues to be a source of creative expression and is the focus of the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine. Take a look at some of our links below to find out more. 
Poetry on Prescription
Poetry & Medicine Blogs
Poetry Prizes
Medicine in Poetry
Spoken Word Poetry
Poem of the Month