News and updates from dotMD

dotMD 2019 Student Scholarship announced

By Ronan Kavanagh | May 26, 2019

A group of Irish Medical Students will attend the 2019 dotMD conference on September 13th and 14th thanks to the generous support of Boston Scientific Ireland.  Ten Medical students from medical schools across the island of Ireland will be eligible to attend the two day meeting. For those who are interested in attending and want…

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5 New books from dotMD featured authors

By Ronan Kavanagh | Mar 15, 2019

If you’re a doctor and you haven’t yet written that book you always said you would, you better a get a move on. This year already will see the announcement of publication of 4 books by doctors who just happen to do ‘a bit of writing’ as well. And it’s only March. dotMD speaker and…

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Our New Youtube Channel

By Ronan Kavanagh | Mar 9, 2019

Have you checked out our newly designed Youtube channel? For those who haven’t been to dotMD before, online talks from previous meetings are a great introduction to the sorts of themes and ideas presented at the meeting. On the channel you will see talks from medical authors Samuel Shem (author of The House of God),…

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dotMD, Comics and Medicine

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 10, 2019

Dr. Ian Williams author of The Bad Doctor, and its recently published sequel, The Lady Doctor, will curate an exhibition of Graphic Medicine at this years dotMD conference on September 13th and 14th 2019 in Galway’s Bailey Allen Hall. Graphic Medicine, a term originally coined by Williams, is used to denote the role that comics…

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Early Bird Sold Out

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 1, 2019

    It has been a busy week for dotMD! The early release registration allocation has sold out in just under 5 days. Thanks to all of those who have already registered. dotMD 2019 in Galway on 13th and 14th September will see delegates from Ireland, UK, Spain, US, Canada and Australia. Second wave registration will…

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Art, Death, Jazz and Zombies coming to dotMD 2019

By Ronan Kavanagh | Jan 20, 2019

Where can you find art, death, jazz and zombies mixing in apparent harmony? Only at DotMD 2019! We are absolutely delighted to announce the dotMD line-up for 2019. The conference that has brought you Samuel Shem, Panti Bliss and ZDoggMD (just some of many highlights) is back with a double helping. In response to demand,…

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dotMD to expand for 2019

By Ronan Kavanagh | Sep 21, 2018
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dotMD, the award winning Festival of Medical Curiosity, is expanding in 2019 to meet demand. The dotMD conference, often described as the ‘Electric Picnic’ of Medical Conferences, will be moving to the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway and will take place over two days, on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September 2019. Those interested in…

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Monica Lalanda’s take on dotMD18

By Ronan Kavanagh | Mar 13, 2018

Dr. Mónica Lalanda is the Spanish doctor and professional medical cartoonist who has meticulously captured dotMD 2018 in her unique ‘cartoon style’ of taking notes. She is in demand as a professional graphic artist for conferences  – and was also the cartoonist for dotMD 2016. She has an ability to simplify (and add humour) to…

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dotMD speakers in comic style

By Ronan Kavanagh | Feb 28, 2018

This year, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Mónica Lalanda a Spanish emergency doctor and cartoonist, as the resident dotMD artist for 2018. Monica’s job will be to capture the meeting live graphically. She did an amazing job in 2016 . She has already sketched up some cartoonish likenesses of this years’ contributors to the…

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