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Event Announcement: 3rd Annual Jacalyn Duffin Health and Humanities Conference

January 7, 2021

We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd annual Jacalyn Duffin Health and Humanities Conference. The Jacalyn Duffin Health and Humanities Conference aims to create a space where learners and educators of all disciplines can discuss the intersections of health, medicine, and the arts and humanities. This year?s conference theme is ?Sensations and The Sensational.? Health, disease, more.

Event Announcement: Care(ful) Disruption: Indigenous and Black Women's Standpoints on Care as a Strategy of Resistance and Continuance

January 7, 2021

Care(ful) Disruption: Indigenous and Black Women's Standpoints on Care as a Strategy of Resistance and Continuance Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:00-6:00pm Pacific, 7:00-9:00pm Eastern time (via Zoom) Indigenous and Black women in Canada have been critical to their communities as traditional healers, health care providers, activists, and spiritual guides. Yet, the voices and health concerns 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


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.