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Loss by Shawn Khan

Artist: Shawn Khan This piece is oil on canvas.

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During my hand rotation, I encountered a patient who was post-op from a digit amputation. They were smiling and laughing and it caught me by surprise. Before I would focus on the loss to the patient--the loss of fingers in one's dominant hand and the decrease in function that was to come. But there is another loss that I did not think about, a loss of chronic pain, that made me realize how much relief amputations can provide and the importance of centering medical decision making around patient values.

Dimensions: (18x24"). This artwork would need to be mailed. Please click on the thumbnail to see the full image. 

About the artist, Shawn Khan: Current 3rd year medical student at the University of Toronto. 

This artwork is part of the White Coat, Warm HeART 2020 Exhibit. 

Please note: Shipping costs will be the responsibility of the purchaser and are not included in the purchase price. 

The CAME Foundation will work with the artists to ship the artwork to the successful bidders. 


Contact: Mary Cunningham
Email: mcunningham@afmc.ca
Phone: (613) 614-4134