Welcome to the Health, Arts, & Humanities Program


The Health, Arts, and Humanities Program advances a deeper understanding of health, illness, suffering, disability and the provision of healthcare by creating a community of scholars in the arts, humanities and clinical sciences at the University of Toronto (and beyond!).

Creating Space V

Posted on November 24, 2014 by will. Posted in: Conferences, Latest News, Other Events

Creating Space V New Directions and Critical Perspectives Arts, Humanities and the Social Sciences in the Education of Health Professionals 24-25 April 2015, Vancouver, BC Call for Proposals We are pleased to invite submissions to participate in the Creating Space V symposium in Vancouver on April 24 and 25, 2015 in conjunction with the Canadian […]

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Narrative Healthcare Atelier & Certificate Program

Posted on November 5, 2014 by will. Posted in: Latest News, Narrative Medicine

  Narrative Healthcare Atelier & Certificate Program For inter-professional clinicians and educators May 5-8, 2015 Course Director: Allan Peterkin, MD, FCFP, FRCP Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine Head, Health, Arts & Humanities Program This intensive, interactive Atelier applies narrative theory and reflective practice in inter-professional patient-centred healthcare, research and education. It aims to: enliven […]

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Therapeutic Writing (a Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute workshop)

Posted on October 27, 2014 by will. Posted in: Educational Opportunities, Latest News, Narrative Medicine, Other Events, Scholarship

Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute Therapeutic Writing: A one-day workshop on reflective writing, designed to help patients living with chronic physical and mental illnesses Friday, November 21, 2014 8:30am-4:30pm Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Faculty: Julie Hann, OT & Rex Kay, MD Fee: $195 We are the stories we tell. A growing body of literature […]

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The 2015 Humanities Poetry and Prose Contest

Posted on October 22, 2014 by will. Posted in: Contests, Latest News, Narrative, Narrative Medicine, Scholarship

ARS Medica and CMAJ are pleased to co-sponsor The 2015 Humanities Poetry and Prose Contest Open to all health profession students, researchers, residents, fellows, health care practitioners and faculty working or studying in Canada. Deadline: Monday, March 17, 2015. Parameters: All works must be previously unpublished and relate to medical humanities in the broadest sense. […]

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