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Extended Deadline - Call for Papers: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) 2018

December 1, 2017

Call for Papers Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) 2018 - Deadline 8 December 2017 May 26-28, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada The CSHM will hold its annual meeting and conference on May 26-28 at the University of Regina, in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Programme Committee calls for papers that address the theme of this ye...read more.

Announcement: The formation of the Canadian Association for Health Humanities

November 24, 2017

The newly-formed Canadian Association for Health Humanities is being introduced to serve and support the ever-growing health humanities community in Canada. We invite health professions educators, students, practitioners, creative writers and artists, along with scholars across multiple disciplines - whose varying perspectives and creative work encourage a broader, more critical view of health and...read more.

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Since 1978, the CSHM/SCHM has held annual conferences in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Conferences include round table discussions, the prestigious Paterson Lecture Series, peer-reviewed scholarly papers, and the H.N. Segall Prize for best student presentation. Depuis 1978, la SCHM/CSHM tient des congrès annuels conjointement avec le Congrès des sciences humaines. Ces événements comprennent des tables rondes, les prestigieuses conférences Paterson, des communications académiques évaluées par les pairs, et le prix H. N. Segall pour la meilleure communication donnée par un étudiant. Read More

History

A la suite d’une invitation lancée par l’Abbé Arthur Maheux, quatorze personnes se rencontrèrent à l’Institut d’histoire et de géographie de l’Université Laval le 24 octobre 1950 pour créer la Société canadienne d’histoire de la médecine (SCHM). Parmi ces personnes, on retrouvait des médecins, des historiens, des archivistes et des membres de communautés religieuses. Le Dr Sylvio Leblond (1901-1990), qui enseignait alors l’histoire de la médecine à l’Université Laval, fut élu premier président de la Société. Il conserva ce poste jusque en décembre 1951, moment où il quitta Québec pour Chicoutimi. On 24 October 1950, fourteen people met at the invitation of the abbé Arthur Maheux in the Institut d’Histoire et de Géographie, of the Université Laval in Quebec City to form the Société Canadienne d’histoire de la médecine (SCHM). Among them were physicians, historians, and archivists. Dr. Sylvio Leblond (1901-1990), internist and instructor of medical history at Laval, was elected president and served in this capacity until he moved to Chicoutimi in December 1951. Lire la suite