Dr. Jillian Horton is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Health Sciences Centre and the University of Manitoba. She is a graduate of McMaster medical school and completed her residency and fellowship in general internal medicine at the University of Toronto. She also holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in English literature from Western University, where she completed her thesis in creative writing under the late Stan Dragland. Her writing about medicine appears regularly in the LA Times, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Maclean’s, and on the CBC and a variety of American news outlets by syndication. She also hosts the novel series Arts, Medicine, Life at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Dr. Horton is a sought-after speaker and teacher of mindfulness for clinicians, both nationally and internationally.
“Brilliant” – Alan Alda