06/17 & 18/2022: dotMD 2022, a Festival of Medical Curiosity

dotMD 2022, a Festival of Medical Curiosity

Contact: https://dotmd.ie/contact-us/#/

Event web site: https://dotmd.ie/speakers-2022/#/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Latest%20interviews,%20discussions%20%26%20articles%20%2F%20Events&utm_campaign=Members%20%2B%20Non-Members%20email%20%2353%20-%20May%202nd%202022

Location: Galway, Ireland, and online: dotMD is currently sold out for in person attendance but tickets will become available from time to time so if you are keen to attend  in person, please sign up for our waiting list at https://dotmd.ie/register/#/

Session dates: 17-18 June 2022

Session times: Friday, 17 June: 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Saturday, 18 June: 9:00 am-5:05 pm

Cost:  €150

Conference Speakers and Panelists:

dotMD 2022 will feature an address from Anne Enright – the Booker Prize winning writer and Ireland’s first Laureate for Fiction.

Guests will include Dr Suzanne Koven – Massachusetts General Hospital’s first writer in residence and author of Letter to a Young Female Physician, creator of The Medical Storytelling podcast – The Nocturnists, Dr Emily Silverman, Professor Roger Kneebone – (author of Expert: Understanding The Path to Mastery) who will be in conversation with Irish comedian and chat show host Tommy Tiernan and Dr John Launer – GP, educator, and author of How Not to Be a Doctor.

The meeting will see psychiatrist and writer Dr Iain McGilchrist (The Master and his Emissary) in conversation with Dr Ash Ranpura neurologist and neuroscientist, and will also feature psychiatrist, comedian and author Dr Benji Waterhouse whose book You Don’t Have To Be Mad To Work Here will be published in 2023. dotMD 2022 will also hear from Irish doctor and writer Dr Chris Luke about his life in Medicine.

Following on from author Colum McCann‘s suggestion at dotMD 2019 that doctors should begin to think like poets, we are delighted to introduce Martin Dyar – Irish Poet and editor of forthcoming anthology Vital Signs: Poems about Illness and Healing.

We will also hear from Emma Jane Unsworth, award winning author of Animals and Humans who will be there to talk about her raw, and sometimes hilarious call-to-arms memoir about post natal depression and new motherhood, After The Storm.

The hugely popular Medical Storytelling session ‘Bedside Stories‘ will return with stories told by Dr Sumi Dunne, Dr Rita Doyle and Dr. John Quin

This years musical performance will feature Iarla Ó Lionáird of The Gloaming with one of Ireland’s best known guitarists, Steve Cooney.


Jun 17 - 18 2022


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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