MedCurious is a newsletter of medical curiosity – of the sorts of things that people who like dotMD might find interesting. Something to keep you going between dotMD events. This edition includes a mix-tape, a story, an article, news about a new book, and a link to an infamous dotMD interview. If you have something…

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This is just to let you know that we have decided to take a break for 2020 – so the proposed dotMD meeting in Sept 2020 will not take place as announced. This is to give us time to recover from 2019 and to prepare the best possible experience for our delegates for the next…

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 Alexa Miller is an artist-turned-medical-educator known for her study of the value of observation in the diagnostic process, and for co-creating an arts-based course on diagnosis at Harvard Medical School whose 2008 study has become a touchstone in the field of medical humanities. Since then, she founded Arts Practica, a consultancy dedicated to quality improvement…

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Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, MD, FAAP, is a gastroenterologist, writer, and full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA. In 2009, he founded 33 charts, a website that explores the complex relationship between medicine and technology. In his work, Bryan seeks to understand how digital health ecosystems evolve over time and how the…

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Although this years dotMD meeting is sold out (waiting list here), this year’s Festival of Medical Curiosity, will feature an exhibition of Graphic Medicine which is open to all. The exhibition should be of interest to anyone with an interest in health or the humanities. The exhibition will be open for viewing on the concourse…

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We are delighted to have our friends from Symplur to help us out with social media analytics at this years dotMD conference. Social media chatter about the conference is beginning to warm up! Here’s an example of what Symplur Live (which is part of their Symplur Signals suite) can do – it will be available…

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With only 35 days to go until dotMD, we are thrilled to announce the 2019 dotMD Student Scholars. We are proud to partner with Boston Scientific Ireland to enable ten medical students to attend the festival of medical curiosity this September. This year, we received fifty outstanding applications from across Ireland. We would like to…

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  As the 2019 dotMD meeting approaches, Dr. Ronan Kavanagh – founder and co-organiser of dotMD gives us an idea what to expect at this years Festival of Medical Curiosity  Sept 13th and 14th in Galway.

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