A festival
creativity in healthcare professions education

9 – 12TH MAY 2023
Maastricht, the Netherlands

Program at a glance

9th May, Lumiere Cinema

Evening film screening of De Humani Corporis Fabrica (Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, 2022) + shorts, panel discussion and drinks.

10th May, The Social Hub

Hands-on workshops

  • Magic tricks and clinical training
  • Paper models and obstetric training
  • Medicine and puppetry
  • Homemade (DIY) tools in medicine
  • Vegan medical simulator cooking demonstration
  • Queer bodies, queer classrooms

Methodology labs

  • Ethnographic observation
  • Working with film in research and teaching
  • The histories of teaching materials

Conversations and performances

  • Working with our hands: a conversation exploring sensory skills across the professions
  • Lessons in the arts of noticing: a night with a magician, a puppeteer, a surgeon and a museum director

Demonstrations and displays in the Medical Imaginarium

  • Making Clinical Sense research project and Fringe Editions
  • The Citizen Surgery Collective
  • From Maastricht University, students exploring Learning in Gardens, DIY tools in medical education
  • Marres House for Contemporary Culture
  • Objects from the History of Obstetric Training
  • + Film screenings, audios, live podcasting and more – check out our up to date program on the Making Clinical Sense website for new events!

11th May, MECC

(for those registered at the NVMO conference)

  • Queer Anatomical Atlas, a collage workshop [13:45-15:00]

12th May, MECC

(for those registered at the NVMO conference)

  • Learning in the wild, a walking workshop [13:45-15:00]

Find out more about Making Clinical Sense here
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