This edition of MedCurious has been edited by Dr. Sarah Fitzgibbon, Cork based GP, mother, cancer wrestler, writer, and founder of the Women In Medicine in Ireland Network (WIMIN). Sarah’s recommendations include a podcasts exploring gender inequality in medicine and at home, graphic online poetry readings, some book and TV suggestions, and an introduction…

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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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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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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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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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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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