When I was young, I was shy. A boy of few words. A listener more than I cared to be. Little did I know... You wonder to yourself if you knew what you even wanted to be back then. I highly doubt it. But, you're starting to accrue a list of what you want to … Continue reading Conversations
I still remember that day. I was in my fourth year of my dental training at the University of Toronto; Chomping at the bit to be done, but subliminally cognizant that I am not entirely done. I recall before getting into dental school thinking that it would be the terminus of my educational career. The … Continue reading The day I decided to venture into the Woods
Visit and Subscribe: NoobieDentist I have been unwittingly doing this thing for the last little while. When I start a new blog, I write for a bit. I then walk away. Come to think of it, I do that a lot when I write. It is mostly a product of laziness let's be honest. Or … Continue reading An ode to a NOT so NoobieDentist
I wrote this piece for a creative writing course offered by the Centre for Faculty Development at UofT. The course aims to foster narrative competence through creative and reflective writing relevant to health practice and is taught by the eloquent Damian Tarnopolsky. I highly recommend it for those of you interested in narrative medicine. Amjad … Continue reading My brother Amjad. The man in the nick of names.
I have resolved I cannot be prescriptive with these online posts. I feel every other platform is constantly nagging you to update statuses, post photos and tweets. But it is certainly more satisfying than any of those 140 characters-or-less-type posts. If I am sharing a, mostly, monologic post, with little to no discourse, just likes … Continue reading a tale of two presentations .. and a few other things in between