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!).

Film Screening: Heaven on Earth

Posted on April 27, 2015 by will. Posted in: Latest News

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 [...]

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Spontaneous Poetry Booth & Book Signing

Posted on March 23, 2015 by will. Posted in: Latest News, Poet in Residence

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 [...]

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

Posted on January 22, 2015 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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