Ars Medica 2020-07-07T12:31:29-07:00 Ars Medica Editorial Board Open Journal Systems <p><em>Ars Medica</em>&nbsp;is a biannual literary journal, started in 2004, that explores the interface between the arts and healing, and examines what makes medicine an art. <em>Ars Medica</em> remains one of a handful of medical literary journals in Canada and worldwide, in the rapidly developing international field of the humanities in healthcare.</p> <p><em>Ars Medica</em>&nbsp;allows a place for dialogue, meaning-making, and the representation of experiences of the body, health, wellness, and encounters with the medical system. Content includes narratives from patients and health care workers, medical history, fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. We also include sections on writing by and about children, and writing about international health. These are voices that are often silenced in healthcare.</p> Editorial 2020-07-07T12:31:29-07:00 David Mastey 2020-07-07T12:31:25-07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica A Case of Aphantasia 2020-06-10T16:15:29-07:00 Dustin Grinnell <p>“A Case of Aphantasia” is a piece of soft science fiction about a man who’s aphantasia is cured in therapy with a fictional technology. That cure comes at a deep cost.&nbsp;</p> 2020-06-10T16:15:14-07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica The Memories of a Wound 2020-04-02T09:30:14-07:00 Austin Alden Lam <p>The Memories of a Wound</p> 2020-04-02T09:30:14-07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica Ars Medica August 2019 Chemistry 2020-04-02T09:28:33-07:00 Marjorie Maddox Poetry 2020-04-02T09:28:30-07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica pound of sand 2020-04-02T09:26:13-07:00 Benjamin Drum This is a poem regarding a pateint I saw in the emergency room. It is a tale that exposes the intimate nature of health and its impact on self-image. 2020-04-02T09:26:11-07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica