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Allan Peterkin, M.D., FRCP(C), FCFP

Allan Peterkin is a Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, where he heads the Program In Health, Arts and Humanities (www.health-humanities.com) .

He is the author of 14 books for adults on medical humanities, cultural history ,human  sexuality and physician wellness  including "Staying Human During Residency Training-How To Survive and Thrive After Medical School (now in its sixth edition).  Two recent medical humanities titles (2016) are "Portfolio To Go-1000 Writing Prompts and Provocations For Clinical Learners" (University of Toronto Press) and "Keeping Reflection Fresh : A Practical Guide For Clinical Educators" (Kent State University Press) He has published  3 picture books for children ,"The Flyaway Blanket" (Magination Press) being the latest.

Dr. Peterkin is a founding editor of ARS MEDICA: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts and Humanities (www.ars-medica.ca) and has been a humanities editor with the CMAJ  (Canadian Medical Association Journal)  and Medical Humanities (BMJ). He sits on advisory boards with the International Health Humanities Network, AMH (The Association of Medical Humanities-UK) and CREATING SPACE (Canada).

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Melissa Carter

Dr. Elizabeth Spriggs obtained her PhD in Medical Genetics from the University of Calgary under the supervision of one of our long-standing CCMG members, Dr. Renee Martin. Beth then returned to her hometown, Winnipeg, and completed a two-year CCMG fellowship in Molecular Genetics under the supervision of Dr. Nancy Carson. For the past 19 years, Beth has worked as a molecular geneticist at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre. Today, the Genomics Laboratory with its staff of 30 includes both cytogenetic and molecular services and is under the management of the non-profit organization, Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM). Beth is also cross-appointed to the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the University of Manitoba as an Assistant Professor. She has been involved with the CCMG since 1998 and has served as a member of the Molecular Genetics, Education, Accreditation of Centres, and Examinations Committees.

 

 

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Elizabeth Spriggs, PhD, FCCMG

Dr. Elizabeth Spriggs obtained her PhD in Medical Genetics from the University of Calgary under the supervision of one of our long-standing CCMG members, Dr. Renee Martin. Beth then returned to her hometown, Winnipeg, and completed a two-year CCMG fellowship in Molecular Genetics under the supervision of Dr. Nancy Carson. For the past 19 years, Beth has worked as a molecular geneticist at the Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre. Today, the Genomics Laboratory with its staff of 30 includes both cytogenetic and molecular services and is under the management of the non-profit organization, Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM). Beth is also cross-appointed to the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences in the University of Manitoba as an Assistant Professor. She has been involved with the CCMG since 1998 and has served as a member of the Molecular Genetics, Education, Accreditation of Centres, and Examinations Committees.

 

 

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