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 Editorial David Mastey Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica 2020-07-07 2020-07-07 15 1 3 3 A Case of Aphantasia <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> Dustin Grinnell Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica 2020-06-10 2020-06-10 15 1 18 18 The Memories of a Wound <p>The Memories of a Wound</p> Austin Alden Lam Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica 2020-04-02 2020-04-02 15 1 1 1 Ars Medica August 2019 Chemistry Poetry Marjorie Maddox Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica 2020-04-02 2020-04-02 15 1 3 3 pound of sand 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. Benjamin Drum Copyright (c) 2020 Ars Medica 2020-04-02 2020-04-02 15 1 2 2