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Reminder: Pandemic Histories July 7th Seminar

July 2, 2020

The third seminar in the Pandemic Histories seminar series is happening July 7th at 7 pm EST. This roundtable seminar "Vaccine Viewpoints: from polio to pandemic influenza," features Catherine Carstairs, Heather MacDougall, and Christopher Rutty.  The CSHM is happy to sponsor Pandemic Histories! More information on the poster below. ...read more.

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Madness Canada Online Teaching Resources/Un outil pédagogique en ligne

June 26, 2020

Madness Canada introduces  An Online Teaching Resource  www.MadnessCanada.com Designed for in-class and online post-secondary platforms, History in Practice (HiP) is an open access web-based resource that was co-created with people with lived experience of mental health differences for a uniquely successful community-led curriculum.  HiP?s extensi...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.