Dr. Pamela Brett-MacLean is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry, Director and Co-Founder of the Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine (AHHM) Program, and Co-Director of the Fostering Humanistic Clinical Practice faculty development course in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta. She received a master's in psychology at the University of Guelph before earning her PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies (Arts & Health) at the University of British Columbia. Through collegial support and mentorship, Dr. Brett-MacLean aims to create a space for learners to explore their most challenging and passionate questions that may not be fully covered as part of their education or training. Her work concentrates on innovative teaching and learning approaches and inquiry to foster humanism and professionalism in the health professions. Since 2020 she has participated in the inaugural cohort of University of Alberta faculty involved in the Alberta Institute, Wenzhou Medical University—China’s first cooperative education institution specializing in medicine. Dr. Brett-MacLean received the Canadian Association for Health Humanities’ Award of Achievement for her contributions to developing the field of health humanities in Canada. Since 2021, she has served as a member of the Taos Institute Associate Council and is a past co-recipient of the Taos Institute’s Outstanding Contribution Award. She also serves as a member of the University of Alberta Press’ Editorial Board (2022-24).