Whether you want to complete a Master's degree or try your hand at
photography, the Corporate Academy has a class for you. Courses in
these areas and in many other subjects are available to all TMC employees,
volunteers, and their families on-site and online through the TMC Corporate
Academy. This pioneering venture on both the Hospital Hill and Lakewood
campuses is a first not only for TMC but also for the state of Missouri.
This unique benefit provides career and lifelong learning opportunities
on-site and online. The offerings include undergraduate and graduate degree
programs, certificate programs, and courses in various areas that address
personal and professional skills.
Part of the Corporate Academy is the Center for the Healing Arts which
incorporates visual, performing, communicative, and relationship arts as a
form of learning, expression, and healing for patients and employees.
The Center works in partnership in the community to offer a variety of
programs, initiatives, and enrichment opportunities for both patients and
staff of TMC. It uses the creative expression of arts and literature to
encourage a broader understanding of people in health and illness.
The Center for the Healing Arts features:
First Friday Concerts - The First Friday concerts are held every month
in the hospital lobbies and bring local and national talent to the patients
and employees of Truman Medical Centers.
- TMC Healing Arts Gallery - Rotating displays of art
--paintings, murals, sculpture, photography -- in both hospital campuses
from renowned artists.
- Healing Ceilings - Custom-painted ceiling tiles
promote the therapeutic quality of TMC space and positively affect
- Arts on a Cart - Bedside activities with no
disruption to the medical treatment of the patient started in the
Oncology Clinic is expected to grow to other locations for patient
- Employee Art Shows - Employees are encouraged to
share their various art forms with the employees and visitors of Truman
Medical Center. Art is displayed in a designated Employee Art Gallery
outside the cafeteria entrance on the ground floor.
- Book Club - to discuss ideas generated from fiction
and non-fiction literature that the groups have read.
For a complete list of Corporate Academy courses, click here...