Ars Medica <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> Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing Press en-US Ars Medica Advance Directives / Narcan <p>If the situation should arise in which there is no reasonable<br>expectation of my recovery,<br>you’ve asked that I provide instructions.</p> Andrea Lee Fry Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica 2019-12-13 2019-12-13 15 1 4 4 Your Remedy Book [poem] Alan Weber Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica 2019-12-13 2019-12-13 15 1 2 2 Crossing What is significant to one party is often tied to history and the stories that give us strength. While we miss this significance in most of our encounters, the small moments in which paths cross can offer meaning and support. Rebekka DePew Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica 2019-12-13 2019-12-13 15 1 2 2 Seven-Oh-Seven <p>This flash fiction short story explores the relationship between a patient and his nurse.</p> Christopher William Blake Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica 2019-12-13 2019-12-13 15 1 3 3 EKG EKG, a window into more than just the electrical activity of the heart Blake Daynes Winston Copyright (c) 2019 Ars Medica 2019-12-09 2019-12-09 15 1 1 1