News and updates from dotMD

dotMD 2022!

By Ronan Kavanagh | Jun 17, 2021

We are glad to announce that dotMD will next take place on June 17th and 18th 2022 at NUI Galway with pre-conference workshops taking place June 15th and 16th. dotMD 2022 will be a hybrid meeting – with everything that the physical meeting has to offer, but with the additional facility to attend online. Planning…

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Muiris Houston has published a new book!

By Ronan Kavanagh | Oct 21, 2020

Psychiatrist in the Chair. The Official Biography of Anthony Clare by Brendan Kelly and Muiris Houston. Merrion Press.

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MedCurious Edition 1

By Ronan Kavanagh | Apr 18, 2020

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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dotMD 2019 now online!

By Ronan Kavanagh | Apr 13, 2020

We are delighted to announce that all of the recorded content from dotMD 2019 is now available online.

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Why Should I Be a Kind Doctor When I Have So Much to be Pissed Off About? Dr. Brian Goldman at dotMD 2019

By Michelle Gyenes | Dec 20, 2019

Dr. Brian Goldman is an emergency room physician from Toronto, Canada. He is also a published author of several bestselling books, including The Night Shift, The Secret Language of Doctors, and his latest work, The Power of Kindness.

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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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