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Medical Humanities Newsletter

Our quarterly issues are lovingly curated by our editor, Dr Victoria Ekstorm, Consultant at Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Volume 2, Issue 4 (May 2022)

In this issue, we are pleased to have a book review by editor Dr Victoria Ekstrom. Dr Juliana Kan shares what it’s like to run hilarious tongue in cheek social media accounts. We’ve also included recounts of some recent Medical Humanities events like the Medical Humanities Retreat 2022 and Psychiatry in the Movies.

Read the issue here.

Volume 2, Issue 3 (Dec 2021)

We're back with yet another issue. In this issue, we are pleased to have Assoc Prof Michelle Chiang talk about Gaining New Perspectives. Senior Music Therapist Tammy Lim shares the importance of external collaborations for creative art therapists. Art Psychotherapist Grace Ong talks about Sustaining Emotional Wellbeing. And Dr Michael Koon Boon Tan goes in depth about Discovering Hidden Note of Compassion.

Read the issue here.

Volume 2, Issue 2 (May 2021)

We're back with a very special issue contributed by Changi General Hospital's Medical Humanities Office. The team worked hard to put together a very insightful issue and we're thrilled for everyone to read it. In this issue, we are pleased to have Dr Roshni Sadashiv Gokhale share her personal views on Art and its influence in Medicine. Dr David Teo Choon Liang discusses the correlation of Movies and Medicine. Read the issue here.

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Nov 2020)
We're back with yet another light-hearted issue to complement your coffee break. This time our editor has highlighted how medical humanities can be used in medical education, with other features like learning to be better mentors, and a fun quiz! Have fun! Read the fifth issue here.

Volume 1, Issue 4 (May 2020)

In a lighthearted pop during COVID-19, our editor curated some of our favourite dramas, podcasts, and plays that you can watch online.  Nourish your mind and soul while you stay home during the pandemic. Stay safe, stay sane! Read the fourth issue here.

Volume 1, Issue 3 (Feb 2020)

A special edition on COVID-19, featuring essays, poems,  and narratives reflecting on the last epidemic that reached our shores - SARS.  Self-care tips and cheery illustrations also included. Read the third issue here.

Volume 1, Issue 2 (Nov 2019)

Take a deeper look at the experiences and needs of a largely forgotten group in our society, featuring an interview with Dr Rajaraman from HealthServe, works focused on the migrant worker experience, and tips on serving their healthcare needs. Read the second issue here.

Volume 1, Issue 1 (July 2019)

Our first issue addresses "burnout" and features an interview with Dr Zubin of @ZDoggMD fame, a book review of the wildly popular 'This is Going to Hurt' title, and Illustrations from Jingyi aka @jyprettylines. Read the inaugural issue here.