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Quarantine Tent at ArtFest Kingston

June 21, 2017

Quarantine Tent on July 1, 2017 Meet time-travellers from the past who are each recovering from a disease that was once common. Discover the amazing history of diseases, vaccination, and prevention. All ages are invited to drop in between 10 am and 6 pm. Location: At ArtFest Kingston in City Park (just steps away from the Museum of Health Care) Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017 Time: Drop b...read more.

The Museum of Health Care: Exhibition Launch 2017

June 21, 2017

Exhibition Launch on July 1, 2017 The Museum of Health Care will be launching three new exhibits: Quack: the Exhibit That Cures All! The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s Growing Pains: the 1867 Crisis at Kingston General Hospital Drop in between 10 am and 6 pm to be among the first to see the exhibits! Enjoy gallery tours, refreshments, and family-friendly activities. Fre...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