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CSHM-SCHM Bourses de voyage étudiantes / Student Travel Grants 2019

April 13, 2019

CSHM is committed to supporting students who wish to participate in its activities, including its annual meeting at the Congress of the Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Each year, the CSHM has a limited budget and will reimburse the costs of full-time Master's and Doctoral students on an equitable basis based on available resources. Total reimbursement will be capped at $750 per s...read more.

Margaret Angus Research Fellowship 2019

April 9, 2019

Value: $4600.00 Application Deadline: Friday April 12th, 2019 at 5:00pm The Museum of Health Care is accepting proposals for a resident 16-week summer research fellowship (May-September), which will investigate a topic relevant to the history of health and health care. The fellow will communicate the results of their research by posting updates on a biweekly blog, producing a scholarly manuscr...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
The Canadian Society for the History of Medicine acknowledges the generous financial support of Associated Medical Services. AMS supports many society activities, including our Annual Conference, the Paterson Lecture, the Hannah Summer Studentships, and research grants in the history of medicine.