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‘Life on the Ground Floor’ Reading and Book Signing with Dr. James Maskalyk

March 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A Reading and Book Signing By Dr. James Maskalyk, The Art of Medicine Speakers’ Series

“Life on the Ground Floor: Letters from the Edge of Emergency Medicine”


Date/Location:  Room 4171 MSB (Medical School Building) March 22nd at 630pm.


James is a physician and author, both of the international bestseller “Six Months in Sudan” and more recently, “Life on the Ground Floor“. He practices emergency medicine and trauma at St. Michael’s, Toronto’s inner-city hospital and is an award winning teacher at the University of Toronto.

He directs a program that works with Ethiopian partners at Addis Ababa University to train East Africa’s first emergency physicians and is a member of Medecins Sans Frontieres, an organization for which he has worked as both a journalist and a physician. In 2007, he was MSF’s first official blogger, He practices and teaches mindfulness at the Consciousness Explorers Club in Toronto, and is passionate about it’s potential to encourage personal and social change.


March 22, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


University of Toronto Medical School Building
Room 4171 MSB
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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