Creativity & Humanism

Welcome to the Creativity & Humanism team site. This will be a place where we post and link to new content dedicated to helping inspire you to become more creative and humanistic in your faculty role.

Previous MacPFD Events

Originally Presented on 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Watch the recorded 💻 Zoom Virtual Event.

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Bias in the Mirror:
Exploring Implicit Bias in Health Professions 

Originally Presented on
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020.

Watch the Recorded 💻 Zoom Virtual Event.
Watch now

Prioritizing Well-Being

Taking Care of Yourself and Your Peers During COVID-19

Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs
on Monday, June 1, 2020, 11:30am

As a 💻 Zoom Virtual Event.
Read more

Narrative Medicine Workshop 

How can it help us during these stressful times?

Previously Run by Dr. Saroo Sharda
on Thursday May 14th , 2020
from 6:00pm – 7:30pm EDT

As a 💻 Zoom Virtual Event.
To see when we are running this next,
go to our event calendar page.

Promoting Growth & Self-Betterment

Leading Self: A Journey Through the Pandemic

This video was a part of the 'Rock the Podium' and 'MacPFD14' featured keynotes - learn how speaker Dr. Huma Ali persevered through the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

FHS Women's Symposium: Balancing & Optimizing Your Life

This video was a part of the Faculty of Health Sciences Women's Symposium and offers insights and strategies for handling the work life balance that many healthcare professionals struggle to incorporate into their lives. 

Spark Podcast Episodes

Design Thinking

Innovation Initiative (starts at 28:46)

Creativity | Public Health Program

Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Healthcare

Narratives in Healthcare

Expanding Narrative Medicine (starts at 29:53)

Bias in the Mirror

Peer Support with Pandemic Pals

Playfulness in Healthcare (starts at 24:20)

Innovation in Healthcare

Improv in Medicine (starts at 34:56)

Innovation in Healthcare

Fatigue Risk Management

The RxMuseum Program (starts at 8:43)

Rock the Podium

Academics to Art - Personal and Professional Development

Providers as Patients | Creativity in Design

Waitroom Revolution

Providers as Patients II (starts at 49:49)

How do we stay human when we’re collaborating virtually?  Let’s start by understanding our needs and design practices and rituals that make virtual connections something we want to do. Read of this post by Sean Park that highlights some evidence-based pearls.