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!).

Spontaneous Poetry Booth

Posted on January 22, 2015 by will. Posted in: Latest News, Poet in Residence

Tuesday March 17, 2015 Join Ronna Bloom, Mount Sinai’s Poet-in-Residence, at the Spontaneous Poetry Booth. Drop by the cafeteria where Ronna will write you a poem on any subject you choose. Poems are $1, with proceeds going to Mount Sinai’s Ars Medica journal. This event is open to patients, visitors, staff, students and volunteers. Click here for more details.

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Scars, X Rays, Tattoos and other Stories of the Body

Posted on by will. Posted in: Latest News

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 […]

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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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