Story Slams 2018

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What’s a Story Slam?

Story Slams are events that celebrate storytelling. Participants verbally share brief stories (5-minute maximum) with an audience who vote on their favourite story.The Department of Medicine organized its first story slam event in 2017, featuring 15 storytellers. Each story was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Want to Participate?

Have a story related to medicine that you can share in less than 5 minutes? We are currently looking for participants. Please email

This event is organized by Drs. Allan Detsky, Wilson Kwong, Nilay Shah and Kevin Venus

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