Extended Deadline: Hannah Summer Studentships 2014

The executive of the CSHM would like to announce that the postmark deadline for the Hannah Summer Studentships has been extended to February 15, 2014. Please check the CSHM website for details and for an updated information page and application form. Applications received on the previously-posted application forms will still be accepted for this funding […] Read more

Presentation: Psychiatric Nursing at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1913-1917

Dr. Susan Lamb (SSHRC Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of History & Classical Studies McGill University) Thursday, February 6, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. University of Ottawa Pavillon Roger Guindon salle 2021 This paper explores the contours of psychiatric nursing practices within the burgeoning discipline of clinical psychiatry in the years before World War I. Like […] Read more

Employment Opportunity: Curator

The Museum of Health Care at Kingston, Canada’s national resource for the history of healthcare, is seeking a Curator. The Curator will work with a small professional staff, volunteers and Board and provide team leadership to the Curatorial stream. This post will appeal to someone who enjoys working collaboratively to achieve institutional goals. The main […] Read more

CFP: Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/ Association Canadienne pour l’Histoire du Nursing

The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing /Association Canadienne pour l’Histoire du Nursing Annual Conference will be held June 13-15, 2014 at York University, Toronto, Canada. The theme for the 2014 conference is Local Work, Global Health and the Challenge of Transnational Nursing. The Abstract Committee is particularly interested in papers focusing on nursing […] Read more

The Dr. Margaret Allemang Scholarship for the History of Nursing

CAHN-ACHN has announced the Margaret M. Allemang Scholarship for graduate students (Masters or PhD level) studying in the field of nursing history. Please note that electronic submissions are preferred. Si vous voulez, nous vous encourageons fortement à nous envoyer des soumissions en français. Nous sommes une Association bilingue. Download Application Form Read more

Survey on Research Access to Protected Records Containing Health Information About Individuals

As part of a joint effort to develop best practices for enabling access to special collections containing protected health information (PHI) and other types of access-protected (“restricted”) records, the Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, and the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions are […] Read more

Call for Papers: Abortion: The Unfinished Revolution

Conference: August 7-8, 2014 at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada In recent years, there have been numerous attempts worldwide to limit women’s access to safe abortion. In 2012, an anti-abortion bill in the Canadian parliament that purportedly aimed to open a discussion on “when life begins” was interpreted as an attack […] Read more

Hannah Summer Studentships 2014 / Bourses d’ete du Hannah 2014

Three month summer studentships in the amount of $5,500 are available to undergraduate students registered in a Canadian university for a closely supervised project in the history of medicine. The funds are provided by Associated Medical Services Inc. The studentship is being administered in partnership with the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) […] Read more

OEC Archive Grants

Are you an undergraduate student writing a dissertation on a topic in the history of science, technology and medicine who would benefit from consulting archives? Or are you a supervisor who feels that your dissertation student(s) would make the most of the opportunity to include relevant primary archival material? If so, then why not apply […] Read more

American Osler Society William B. Bean Student Research Award

Supporting Research by Medical Students in Medical History and Medical Humanities Candidates must be current students at accredited medical schools in the U.S. or Canada. The research award is $1,500. Successful applicants may be invited to present his/her research findings at a subsequent meeting of the American Osler Society (expenses paid, see below). The deadline […] Read more