Poet in Residence, Mount Sinai Hospital
The Poet in Residence program began in September 2012. It’s launch is heralded below by Dr. Allan Peterkin.
You can also read an article in The Toronto Star
Or listen to an interview on CBC Radio (in which I write a poem on the air — high wire acts galore!)
If you’d like information about the Poet in Residence program, please contact healthyworkplace[at]mtsinai.on.ca
“The Health, Arts and Humanities Program at the University of Toronto is delighted to announce that Toronto poet, Ronna Bloom has been awarded a highly coveted Artist in the Workplace grant by the Ontario Arts Council. She will begin her role as Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital this fall, offering readings, workshops and Spontaneous Poetry Booths, while working on her own creative projects.
Ms Bloom is a writer, psychotherapist and teacher and author of several poetry collections including “Permiso” (2009) and the recently released “Cloudy With A Fire in the Basement” (September 2012).
For information on Poet in Residence workshops and other health humanities seminars, lunch and learns, reading, art and film groups held across campus, go to www.health-humanities.com
The Health, Arts and Humanities Program is a part of PHES – the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry’s Division of Psychotherapy, the Humanities and Educational Studies.”
Allan Peterkin MD
Head, Health, Arts and Humanities Program
University of Toronto