International Advisory Board

Allan Peterkin

Allan Peterkin

Allan Peterkin MD is a Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto where he heads the Program In Health, Arts and Humanities ( and serves as Humanities Lead for Undergraduate Medical Education.

He is a Founding Editor of ARS MEDICA-A Journal of Medicine, The Arts and Humanities ( and has served as a medical humanities editor for medical journals including Medical Humanities (BMJ) and the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Dr Peterkin is the author of 14 books/textbooks for adults and children including works on physician wellness, reflective capacity in clinical learners , cultural history and human sexuality.

  • Arts & Humanities Research Council
  • The  institue of mental health nottingham
  • National Institute of Health
  • Centre for Advanced Studies
  • The University of Nottingham United Kingdom China Malaysia
  • De Montfort University Leicester
  • OPPNET Basic Behaviour & Social Science Opportunity Network