PenCam: Innovations in devices for sight loss | Yaman Abou Jieb

Innovations in healthcare can arise from the simplest ideas. In this episode of the IGHPE podcast series, we talk to Yaman Abou Jieb, Chief Technology Officer of Afree (Aboujaib For Renewable Energy & Electronics). During our conversation, we discuss PenCam, a device to help individuals with impaired vision, or who […]

Introducing a sociology of discovery in HPE

By Dr. Gráinne Kearney, Dr. Michael K. Corman, and Prof. Gerry Gormley Institutional ethnography (IE), with its complex sociological roots, might not seem the obvious choice for a practicing doctor undertaking a PhD in medical education. Indeed, those involved in Health Professions Education (HPE) could be forgiven for considering IE’s […]

Gamification in MedEd | Nicole Capdarest & Jamie Gray

In this week’s IGHPE podcast, we’re looking at game-based learning, or gamification, and its use in medical education. Joining us to discuss this topic are Nicole Capdarest, Director of Blaisdell Medical Library, University of California, Davis, and Jamie Gray, Director of the Distributed eLibrary, Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar. Biographies […]

Nurses improving patient care and IPE

Today, May 12, is International Nurses’ Day, a day on which we celebrate the birth of Florence Nightingale and recognize the integral role of nursing in healthcare. To mark this day, we want to revisit some of our past content highlighting innovative work by nurses worldwide. This work covers a […]

Vein Train | Sarah Phillips

This IGHPE podcast learns more about VeinTrain, an organization dedicated to providing training solutions for Venepuncture, Cannulation, and Intravenous Therapy. We spoke to Sarah Phillips, Managing Director, Clinical Lead, and Founder of VeinTrain at WISH 2018 in Doha, Qatar. http://www.veintrain.ae/ VEINTRAIN Biography Sarah Phillips BA, MA, Dip N is VeinTrain […]

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Editorial

Editorial accompanying the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East; 2018 Nov 17-18: Doha, Qatar.

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Art therapy for grief and self-care in medical settings

Abstract from the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East; 2018 Nov 17-18: Doha, Qatar.

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Khushi Baby | Ruchit Nagar

IGHPE was delighted to talk to Dr. Ruchit Nagar, MPH, CEO of Khushi Baby and Medical Student at Harvard at the WISH Young Innovators 2018 forum in Doha, Qatar, in November 2018. Dr. Nagar spoke...

Narrative medicine: Reading the story of the patient | Alan Weber & Mohamud Verjee

In this podcast, IGHPE talks to Dr. Alan Weber and Dr. Mohamud Verjee about narrative medicine and its potential roles in the health professions. In November of 2018, they were responsible (together with Ms. Jamie...

Innovators Blog


Reflection: Ways of Being: The Value of Theater

By Dr. Rodney Sharkey The Power of Drama I recently hosted Ways of Being: The Value of Theater in Medical Practice, a workshop provided for medical practitioners in Doha, Qatar. The objectives of the workshop...

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Introducing a sociology of discovery in HPE

By Dr. Gráinne Kearney, Dr. Michael K. Corman, and Prof. Gerry Gormley Institutional ethnography (IE), with its complex sociological roots, might not seem the obvious choice for a practicing doctor undertaking a PhD in medical...

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