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!).
As part of the Going ‘glo-cal’: Global lessons for local benefit conference (Toronto, May 6-8, 2015), the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and the Office of Transformative Global Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, are pleased to present a film screening by acclaimed Canadian film director, Deepa Mehta. FILM SCREENING: HEAVEN ON EARTH [...]
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015: POWER SURGE How do you plug back into your power when you’re running low? Some days you might need a burst of brightness, an infusion of support, an elixir of motivation. Take an hour and get sparked by the poetry, actions and ideas of others as well as your own through [...]
Wednesday April 15, 2015 NATIONAL POETRY MONTH EVENT: Join Ronna Bloom, Mount Sinai’s Poet-in-Residence, at The Spontaneous Poetry Booth at Indigo on April 15. Drop by between 11-12:30pm where Ronna will write you a poem on any subject you choose. Poems are $1. Because the poetry month theme is ‘poetry and food.’ proceeds will go to [...]
A workshop for students and health care professionals from all disciplines to look at how we look at the person in front of us. Tuesday February 12, 2015 Each one of us brings a different lens to the person: the word “tattoo” means something different to the radiologist than what it means to the dermatologist. The [...]