Posts by Ronan Kavanagh

5 New books from dotMD featured authors

If you’re a doctor and you haven’t yet written that book you always said you would, you better a get a move on. This year already will see the announcement of publication of 4 books by doctors who just happen to do ‘a bit of writing’ as well. And it’s only March. dotMD speaker and…

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Our New Youtube Channel

Have you checked out our newly designed Youtube channel? For those who haven’t been to dotMD before, online talks from previous meetings are a great introduction to the sorts of themes and ideas presented at the meeting. On the channel you will see talks from medical authors Samuel Shem (author of The House of God),…

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dotMD, Comics and Medicine

Dr. Ian Williams author of The Bad Doctor, and its recently published sequel, The Lady Doctor, will curate an exhibition of Graphic Medicine at this years dotMD conference on September 13th and 14th 2019 in Galway’s Bailey Allen Hall. Graphic Medicine, a term originally coined by Williams, is used to denote the role that comics…

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Early Bird Sold Out

    It has been a busy week for dotMD! The early release registration allocation has sold out in just under 5 days. Thanks to all of those who have already registered. dotMD 2019 in Galway on 13th and 14th September will see delegates from Ireland, UK, Spain, US, Canada and Australia. Second wave registration will…

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Art, Death, Jazz and Zombies coming to dotMD 2019

Where can you find art, death, jazz and zombies mixing in apparent harmony? Only at DotMD 2019! We are absolutely delighted to announce the dotMD line-up for 2019. The conference that has brought you Samuel Shem, Panti Bliss and ZDoggMD (just some of many highlights) is back with a double helping. In response to demand,…

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dotMD to expand for 2019

Danielle Ofri

dotMD, the award winning Festival of Medical Curiosity, is expanding in 2019 to meet demand. The dotMD conference, often described as the ‘Electric Picnic’ of Medical Conferences, will be moving to the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway and will take place over two days, on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September 2019. Those interested in…

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Monica Lalanda’s take on dotMD18

Dr. Mónica Lalanda is the Spanish doctor and professional medical cartoonist who has meticulously captured dotMD 2018 in her unique ‘cartoon style’ of taking notes. She is in demand as a professional graphic artist for conferences  – and was also the cartoonist for dotMD 2016. She has an ability to simplify (and add humour) to…

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dotMD speakers in comic style

This year, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Mónica Lalanda a Spanish emergency doctor and cartoonist, as the resident dotMD artist for 2018. Monica’s job will be to capture the meeting live graphically. She did an amazing job in 2016 . She has already sketched up some cartoonish likenesses of this years’ contributors to the…

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Student Scholarship winners announced

We are delighted to announce the awardees of the #dotMD18 student scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of Boston Scientific Ireland, ten medical students have the exciting chance to attend this sell-out event on March 9th 2018. The students are passionate innovators, creatives and change-makers who represent medical schools across the island. All of our applicants…

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Calling All Students! dotMD 2018 Student Scholarships Announced.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Creativity flowing Hearts a-glowing A unique atmosphere – The DotMD conference is near! We are delighted to announce that ten fully sponsored places are available for students to attend the vibrant medical festivities of #dotMD18. Once again a sell-out months in advance, dotMD is a conference like…

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