Encounters: Selected CMAJ Narratives (Digital)
  • Encounters: Selected CMAJ Narratives (Digital)
Helpful and healing narratives curated from CMAJ’s Humanities section.


This anthology of prose and poetry of some 100 Canadian authors including Drs. David Goldbloom, Shane Neilson, Allan Peterkin and Monica Kidd, has been specially curated and includes a study guide. It provides fuel for discussion in classrooms and groups as learners’ and physicians’ increase their insight into the patients’ experience of illness, improve their communication skills and complement the science of medicine with a patient-centred focus.

Encounters is available in print and digital format.  Please note that Encounters is only available in English. 

If you’re an instructor and would like to receive a free preview of the digital book, please email us at cmaj@cmaj.ca. Please provide your name, title, institution, and a URL where we can verify your position as an Instructor.

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Encounters: Selected CMAJ Narratives (Digital) - is currently on backorder. You may still purchase now though and we'll ship as soon as more become available.