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dotMD News update regarding 2020.

By Ronan Kavanagh | Nov 27, 2019

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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Smart in Medicine: A New Era | Alexa Miller at dotMD 2019.

By Michelle Gyenes | Oct 22, 2019

 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 – SuperHuman

By Michelle Gyenes | Oct 8, 2019

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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Graphic Medicine Exhibition at dotMD Festival

By Ronan Kavanagh | Aug 30, 2019

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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dotMD made Symplur

By Ronan Kavanagh | Aug 16, 2019

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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dotMD Student Scholars Announced

By Ronan Kavanagh | Aug 9, 2019

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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dotMD 2019 Preview

By Ronan Kavanagh | Aug 3, 2019

  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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dotMD 2019 Student Scholarship announced

By Ronan Kavanagh | May 26, 2019

A group of Irish Medical Students will attend the 2019 dotMD conference on September 13th and 14th thanks to the generous support of Boston Scientific Ireland.  Ten Medical students from medical schools across the island of Ireland will be eligible to attend the two day meeting. For those who are interested in attending and want…

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5 New books from dotMD featured authors

By Ronan Kavanagh | Mar 15, 2019

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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