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dotMD, Comics and Medicine

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 10, 2019

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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 1, 2019

    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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Jan 20, 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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Sep 21, 2018
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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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Mar 13, 2018

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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 28, 2018

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

By Ronan Kavanagh | Jan 13, 2018

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.

By Ronan Kavanagh | Dec 18, 2017

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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Waiting list announcement

By Ronan Kavanagh | Nov 28, 2017

Approximately 120 tickets were put on sale for the March 9th dotMD 2018 meeting on November 3rd and sold out very quickly. Due to the large number of email queries received requesting tickets, we decided to put in place a formal waiting list. That waiting list has now reached over 150. As only 30 tickets remain, those…

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