Emotion-Focused Mindfulness Retreat with Bill Gayner

Posted on August 11, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Event, Latest news

August 23 to 26, 2018 Ecology Retreat Centre, Orangeville, Ontario This four-day silent retreat will introduce newer meditators to a meditation practice that is gentle and open from the outset, as well as support experienced meditators in developing more compassion and

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Mindful Psychotherapy, Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute

Posted on August 9, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Event, Latest news

Mindful Psychotherapy, Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute October 20, 21, November 17, 18, & December 8, 9, 2018 Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry  Faculty: Bill Gayner, MSW, RSW, featuring Jeanne Watson, PhD, C. Psych The MSPI Mindful Psychotherapy 6-day skills-based workshop trains

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UofT Residents Creative Writing Group

Posted on August 8, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

Are you interested in stretching your creative muscles? Looking to refine a creative work for publication? Or perhaps just to inject a dose of humanities into your medical practice? The University of Toronto Residents’ Creative Writing Group is here to help! We

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Call for Abstracts – 2019 Health Humanities Consortium CHICAGO

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

Call for abstracts for the 2019 Health Humanities Consortium Meeting in Chicago is now open. You can learn about the conference at our website: https://healthhumanitiesconsortium.com/conferences-2/2019-chicago/ Our hotel blocks are also open and available We are still a bit shy of making our crowdfunding goal. Will you

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Announcing the Seeman Humanities Writing Award – 2018

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

From the Judges:  “Carolyn Reardon, a PGY-2 in Family Medicine was this year’s winner. Her compelling short story The Bungalow centers on a beloved grandmother from Cape Breton who was spunky and  irreverent.  The story details the tender love of a grandchild

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ArsMedica – New Issue Published

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

Dear Ars Medica Readers, Ars Medica has just published its latest issue at http://ars-medica.ca/index.php/journal. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our website to review articles and items of interest. Thanks for the continuing interest in

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ENCOUNTERS selected CMAJ Narratives

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

Twenty years of reflective narrative pieces and poetry from CMAJ . Ideal for humanities and portfolio teaching, book clubs and narrative medicine sessions. cmaj.ca  Best Evidence ● Best Practice ● Best Health CMAJ champions knowledge that matters for the health of Canadians and the

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Health Humanities in Post-Graduate Medical Education

Posted on June 18, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

Allan D. Peterkin and Anna Skorzewska Explains how incorporating the teaching of arts and humanities into medical residency enhances the field of healthcare for both doctors and patients Contributions from experts in many different subjects outside of the medical discipline

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Inaugural CAHH/ ACSHS executive committee

Posted on April 26, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Latest news, News

We are thrilled to announce a strong slate of creative, committed people who have offered to stand as candidates for positions on our inaugural CAHH/ ACSHS executive committee!!  This is an exciting time in the trajectory of our new association called

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