Dr. Allison Crawford (MD, PhD) is a Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, and Director of the Northern Psychiatric Outreach Program and Telepsychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Her focus is on community and transcultural psychiatry, and arts-based health research. In the Department of English at UofT, her dissertation explored physician-writing in the Canadian Arctic and Inuit literature on health. She is Editor-in-Chief of Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, the Arts and Humanities www.ars-medica.ca.
Dr. Lisa Richardson (MA, MD) is an award-winning clinician-educator in the University of Toronto’s Division of General Internal Medicine. Her academic interest lies in the integration of critical, non-bioscientific perspectives within medical education. In the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Lisa is Co-Lead, Person Centred Care Education, Wellness Lead for the Core Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Faculty Co-Lead in Indigenous Medical Education. Lisa currently practices at the Toronto General Hospital, and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Sara Armata is a Research Analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She has a Master in Public Health from Queen’s University. Her interests lie in mental health research, program evaluation, and arts-based health research.
Sara Wilde is a visual content creator for artisans, a food photographer and stylist, and she enthusiastically facilitates photography, video, and post-production magic for digital storytelling with a handful of non-profit organizations. With a degree in graphic design she uses composition, colours, and pixels to craft her own stories and photography. She has been featured in a handful of online publications including Toronto Life. http://thewildecollective.ca https://www.sarawilde.com/