CFP: Art & Med Conference

Fifth Annual Health Humanities Symposium 2018

Thursday & Friday October 18 & 19
Health Sciences Centre & University of Calgary Main Campus
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Theme: Art and Medicine: Friends, Enemies or Distractors

Faculty and learners from all disciplines with an interest in healthcare are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation on a topic related to the theme of the symposium: Art and Medicine: Friends, Enemies or Distractors. You are encouraged to present material that offers compelling descriptions and critical analysis of applications of any humanities-based understanding, skill development, evaluation or research across the continuum of healthcare practice.
Possible topics include: How might the arts and humanities help us create better health care providers? Can expertise in visual arts and creative writing enhance the clinical observation skills of clinicians? What is the place for art in clinical education? Do the arts or humanities offer understanding or skills to enhance the professional’s experience of care and protect them from burnout ?

Deadline: Submission of 300-word abstract: 2018 Sep 12