Friday, February 24, 2017
11:15 AM – 12:20 PM
The Art of Perception: Rethinking How We See
Amy E. Herman, JD, MA
President and Founder of The Art of Perception
New York, NY
Amy E. Herman designed, developed and conducts all sessions of The Art of Perception (www.artfulperception.com) using the analysis of works of art to improve perception and communication skills in a variety of medical landscapes. Originally designed in 2000 to help medical students improve their observation and communication skills with patients, she subsequently adapted her teaching for leaders in law enforcement and the intelligence community 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 Department of State, and the Department of Justice as well as Georgetown University Hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Ms. Herman was previously the Head of Education at The Frick Collection in New York City. She holds an AB in International Affairs, a Juris Doctor, and an MA in Art History. Her book, Visual Intelligence, was published in May 2016 and was on the New York Times’ Best Seller List for science books.