Are you a doctor who is into publications?


  • Conferences and seminars.
  • Writing expeditions.
  • Reading sessions to promote the reading culture among doctors, medical students, paramedics etc.
  • Publications / distribution of inspirational literatures.
  • Award of prizes including the James Horton Prize for literary excellence
  • Charity programmes for the needy, the handicapped and the less-privileged
  • Safeguarding the Health of Literature as well as the Literature of Health
  • Networking with bodies/organizations with similar objectives worldwide.

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The International Society of Doctors in Literature, ISDL (formerly Confederation of Doctors in Literature, CODIL), is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization committed to the promotion of literature and other creative endeavours among members of the noble profession of medicine.