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Medical Education Rounds: Teaching toward Attention: the Pedagogies of Narrative Medicine

McIntyre Medical Building Meakins Amphiteatre, 5th Floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Narrative Medicine is a prominent development in the humanities and has influenced many aspects of clinical practice and education in the health professions.

Learning Objectives:

The Process of Writing: an Author’s Perspective

Montreal Neurological Institute de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

How do writers come up with the ideas and stories that end up as novels so gripping that we can’t put them down? How do they get their work noticed by a publisher, especially when an author has a day job in another field?

Dr. Annette Majnemer Will be leading a Canadian study on children with brain development problems

Dr. Annette Majnemer, Director of SPOT and Vice-Dean (Education - Faculty of Medicine) Will be leading a Canadian study on children with brain development problems.

She and her team have secured funding to the tune of $25 million from CIHR and other sources for the CHILD-BRIGHT network project! 

Published: 20Apr2016

Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant

SPOT Faculty member Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes   has been awarded a Mitacs Accelerate grant, Tuning in to emotions of non-communicative persons in partnership with the Old Port of Montreal.

This will culminate in an exhibit in October at the Montreal Science Centre, “Mes émotions sont à fleur de peau”

Published: 20Apr2016

Dr. Matthew Hunt awarded a new grant from R2HC

Dr. Matthew Hunt Assistant Professor at SPOT has been awarded a new grant from R2HC (Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises) as co-PI for: Aid when there’s “nothing left to offer”: A study of palliative and supportive care during international public health crises

Published: 20Apr2016

Dr. Aliki Thomas received funding from REPAR for a second consecutive year

Dr. Aliki Thomas, Assistant Professor at SPOT has received funding from REPAR for a second consecutive year for her work with the Knowledge Translation Strategic Initiative in Rehabilitation in Québec.

She is leading this initiative with Dahlia Khairy (U de M). Co-investigators from SPOT include: Dr. Sara Ahmed, Dr. Dana Anaby, Dr. André Bussières and Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas

Published: 20Apr2016