APRIL 9 - APRIL 10, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Alan S. Weber, Dr. Byrad Yyelland, Dr. Mohamud A. Verjee
Speaker: Dr. Ala A. Bashir
Session 1: History of MedicineDmitry Balalykin, "Apodictic method in the history of medicine"
Katarzyna Gromek, "Fragrant and beneficial – the quest for recreation of fragrances from early Islamic states"
Fatima Saadatmand, "A Historical Survey: “Arithmetic” in the Service of Medieval Medicine in the Islamic Era (9th -13th AD)"
Session 2: Posters [note: one live presentation]Ecem Mimoglu, Fauzi Alhakmi, "Evaluating the Pro-Euthanasia Position: An Analysis Based on Dignity and Autonomy"
Sarah Yousri, "Graphic Medicine as a Wake-up Call to Stand Against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt"
Sahar Saadani, Hisham Morsi, "Relationship between effective communication and Health-Related Quality of Life in Cancer Patients Meta-analysis, and a single institution experience in Qatar"
"Evaluating the Value of Medical Humanities in Education: A panel discussion amongst medical students"
Speakers: Maryam Arabi, Azwa Dilawar, Yousef Al-Najjar, Ibtihal Kamal, Khadija Elmagarmid, Amr Ahmed, Sara Omar
Session 1: Dramatic Readings
Dr. Shahd Al Shammari, "A Middle Eastern Memoir: Head Above Water"
Robin Fetherston, "A Fictional Glimpse of Challenges to Belonging: Excerpts from “Sidekick”
Session 2: Ethics
Banu Buruk, Berna Arda, "An Ethical Analysis of the AI Values/Principles in 'Turkey's AI strategy Plan' for Improving Patients' Access to Health Care"
Alya Al Shakaki, "Ethical deliberations on the gene-editing CRISPR-Cas9 designer babies: Islamic perspective"
Dr. Fahad Ahmed, Dr. Yazgı Beriy Altun Güzelderen; Dr. Sefik Yurdakul, "Postmortem of Retracted Scientific Publications From Turkey"
Session 3: Art Therapy
Shahana Mohammed Nuhu, Jens Schneider, Mowafa Househ, "ESRA – towards explicability"
Michelle Dixon, Natalia Gomez Carlier, Sara Powell, Mariam El-Halawani, Alan Weber, "Art Therapy Service Provision during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)"
Natalia Gomez Carlier, Sara Powell, "Brief report: An Art Therapy Pilot Dyadic (parent/caregiver and child) Telehealth for children living with Autism Spectrum Disorder."
Session 1: Visual Arts
Charlene Kasdorf, "Neuroscience of Sight Informs Visual Language"
Bushra Juhi Jani, "Medical Students to Perform Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at Al-Nahrain Medical College in Baghdad"
Alan S. Weber, "Visual Arts and Health and Educational Outcomes, Review of the Scientific Evidence"
Session 2: Graphic Medicine
Ishani Anwesha Joshi, Sathyaraj Venkatesan, "Critique of Data Visualisation, Graphic Medicine and the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Laboni Das, Sathyaraj Venkatesan, "Dementia Care Approaches in Graphic Detail"
Session 3: Sociology and Psychology
Timothy Y. Loh, "Hearing technologies and practices of care in a Jordanian audiology department"
Khairat Al Habbal, Thalia Arawi, "Empathy levels of emergency physicians: perceptions of patients and their physicians, a qualitative study"
Khairat Al Habbal, Alicia Djoundourian, Elma Nassar, Ziad Tayara, Stewart Mercer, Rudy Abi Habib, "Reliability and validity of the Arabic version of the Consultation and Relational Empathy (CARE) questionnaire"
Session 1: History of Medicine
Abdulnaser Kaadan, "Breast Lesions and its Treatment in Avicenna Medicine"
Amanda Caterina Leong, "How Qajar Iranian Princess Taj al-Saltana Saw a 19th Century Global Pandemic"
Forozan Falahatpishe, "The place of autopsy in Islamic medicine"
Session 2: Education
Manasik Kamil Hassan, Moza Al sulaiti, Mohamed Al hajajji, Magda Yousef, Hatim Abdelrhman, Eman Al Maslamani, Ahmed Alhammadi, "Virtual Learning in the Era of COVID-19 pandemic: Perception, Attitude and Challenges among an ACGME-I pediatric training Program, Qatar"
Suhad Daher-Nashif, Tanya Kane, "A culturally competent approach to teach humanities in international medical school: potential frameworks and lessons learned"
Katherine Miles, Bernadette O'Neill, Shuangyu Li, "Video Reflexive Ethnography for Social Sciences Research"
Session 3: Narrative Medicine
Seyyed Soleyman Mousavi, "The position of experience in Shia narrative medicine"
Farah Alyaqout, “'Mental' Illness: Subjectivity in Shahd Alshammari’s Notes on the Flesh and Lauren Slater’s Lying"
Hadi Mohamad Abu Rasheed, Dana Mansour, Rahaf Wasfi Abu Abbas, Alan Weber, "The Impact of a Narrative Medicine Service Learning Cancer Survivor Project on Medical Student Learning Outcomes in Qatar";
Session 1: Panel Art Therapy
Trish Bedford, Mowafa Househ, Dr Jens Schneider, Dr. Hadi Mohamad Abu Rasheed, "Art Therapy and Beyond: Emerging practice innovations and implications for practice and research in the Arabian Gulf."
Session 2: Narrative Medicine
Peter Fortunato, "Of Poets and Doctors"
Mohamud A Verjee, "Impact on the physician – a signature reflection dealing with death"
Suhad Daher-Nashif, "Crisis, feminism, and existentialism: Re-reading El-Saadawi's Memoirs of a Woman Doctor in COVID -19 times"
Session 1: Healthcare Communications
Sawsan Issa Habeeb, Abdul salam saleh sultan, "Teaching Communication Skills Programme in Basrah Medical College: A new curriculum and students-oriented evaluation and feedback"
Dr. Nahla Khalaf Ali, Dr. Abdulsalam S. Sultan, Muna Hameed Faris, Muna Muneer Ahmed, Mohammed Modar Hameed, Dr. Marab younis Abdullah Al-Fathy, "Communication skills with the unsighted and visually impaired during medical interview Mosul - Iraq"
Rajalakshmi Anand, Dr. Sohaila Cheema, "Leveraging Digital Tools for Health Communication and Promotion"
Session 2: PANEL: Publishing Medical Humanities
Mark Clarfield, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger, Desmond O'Neill, "How to publish Medical Humanities in Geriatrics and Gerontology journals"
Session 1: Literature and Narrative Medicine
Dr. Abeer A. Fahim, "Literature and Medicine in the United Arab Emirates: Metaphors of Illness; Literature and Medicine in the United Arab Emirates: Metaphors of Illness"
Pritikana Karmakar, Nagendra Kumar, "The Body Writes Back: The Pharmacopolitics of Cure and Care in Rabih Alameddine's Koolaids: The Art of War."
Session 2: PANEL: Film and Medicine
Khalid Ali, Mina El Naggar, Professor Robert Abrams, "On Film and Medicine: Reflections on “Medfest Egypt”, an international ‘film for health’ forum."
Paul Crawford, "Towards Creative Public Health: The Contribution of the Medical and Health Humanities"