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 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.  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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Posted on March 26, 2018 by Allan Peterkin. Posted in: Event, News

THE ART OF MEDICINE SPEAKERS’ SERIES  CONTINUES – a dynamic new speakers’ series and book signing with physician authors– June 1, 2018 Dr.  Ron Epstein author of “Attending”  June 1st 1040-noon-  Location:  Michener Institute Auditorium, 222 St Patrick St, Toronto M5T 1V4

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

(1) NATIONAL POETRY MONTH PANEL- AT MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-April 5, 2018 Why Are You So Scared? & Other Questions about Poetry, Medicine and Shocks of Mortality A conversation with a poet-physician, a poet-patient, and the Mount Sinai poet-in-residence: Shane Neilson,

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The Inaugural Jacalyn Duffin Health & Humanities Conference

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

Registration is now open!  April 14, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON Registration for The Inaugural Jacalyn Duffin Health & Humanities Conference, organized by Queen’s School of Medicine is now open! The conference aims to create a space where students and educators of all disciplines can

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

1) A Reading and Book Signing By Dr. James Maskalyk, The Art of Medicine Speakers’ Series “Life on the Ground Floor: Letters from the Edge of Emergency Medicine” Date/Location:  Room 4171 MSB (Medical School Building) , for your March 22nd talk at 630pm.  This

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