Music and Medicine Initiative


MAMIThe mission of MAMI is to provide students, faculty, staff, patients and community members with a network and a resource for understanding and using music as a conduit to advance healthcare, education, and research.  The goals are three:


Healing:  Expanding the arts community on the Anschutz Medical Campus by creating a  network and identifying resources for all musicians in order to support and nurture their work; providing music in hospitals and clinics for patients and their families.

Outreach:  Offering free and open performances for the community; collaborating with artists in the greater Denver and Aurora communities.

Education & Research:  Organizing and presenting lectures and workshops; seeking opportunities for research.


MAMI is supported by a Governing Board that includes faculty sponsors, choir and orchestra directors and officers, and student/staff/faculty members-at-large.  Please contact Dr. Tess Jones for more information.

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The Music and Medicine Initiative (MAMI) Fund​ supports the understanding and use of music to advance healthcare, education and research. Our outreach programs are the AMC Choir and Orchestra.

Ethan Lazarus playing cello  Special Event: An Evening of Music with Ethan Lazarus, MD

  Listen to Dr. Lazarus play original pieces on the piano, cello, and with full orchestra on Tuesday, May 18th
  at 6:00pm
(MST).  A CUSOM graduate (Class of '96,) Dr. Lazarus has practiced as an Obesity Medicine
  specialist, has been a lifelong pianist and cellist, and released his first 2 albums of original music this year. 
  RSVP for this event, sponsored by the CU Medical Alumni Association>>