Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine Biennial Conference 2019

Beyond Borders: Health and Medicine in Historical Context Date: 3-7 December 2019 Venue: Auckland New Zealand This conference is located in Auckland New Zealand. Whilst New Zealand is far removed geographically from the epicentre of many significant past medical developments, we believe it is important to view the history of health and medicine in a […] Read more

Medicare at 50: A Symposium on the History of Canadian Medicare, University of Winnipeg

Friday, September 28 & Saturday September 29, 2018 2M70 (Manitoba Hall, University of Winnipeg) Programme This symposium is free and open to the public. Food is not included but can be purchased from University of Winnipeg cafeterias or from nearby cafes and restaurants. Friday 28 September 2018 8:45-9:00 AM: Opening Remarks 9:00-10:30 AM: Social/Socialized Medicine […] Read more

Call for Papers: 2019 Joint Conference of CSHM and CAHN / Colloque conjoint de la SCHM et de l’ACHN

Call for Papers Joint Conference: Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) and Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN) June 1-3, 2019 University of British Columbia The 2019 joint meeting of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing will take place June […] Read more

Dr. Shelley McKellar Appointed to the AMS Healthcare Board of Directors / nommée au Conseil d'administration de l'AMS Healthcare

Dr. Nick Busing, Chair of the Board, Associated Medical Services Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley McKellar as a Member of the Board of Directors. Dr Shelley McKellar is the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and Associate Professor of History in the […] Read more

CSHM-SCHM Bourses de voyage étudiantes / Student Travel Grants 2018

Conditions: Les bourses couvrent les frais d’inscription, de logement, de nourriture et ne peuvent servir qu’aux frais de déplacement (train, avion, autobus, taxi ou autres) selon le tarif le plus économique offert. La personne qui en fait la demande doit être l’auteur/e et le présentateur/trice. Date limite: Les demandes doivent être faites au plus tard […] Read more

La fin de l’asile ? Histoire de la déshospitalisation psychiatrique dans l’espace francophone au XXe siècle

Au cours des années 1960, les pays occidentaux s’engagèrent dans un processus politique, médical et administratif visant à sortir les malades des hôpitaux psychiatriques. Mais est-ce pour autant la fin de l’asile ? En retraçant l’histoire des modalités de sortie de l’asile dans le monde francophone du XXe siècle, cet ouvrage constate la nature mythique […] Read more

New Secretary / Treasurer Announced

Jenna Healey (Hannah Chair of Queen’s University) was nominated secretary/treasurer of our Society in replacement of Isabelle Perreault. Jenna Healey (Chaire Hannah à Queen’s University) a été nommée secrétaire/trésorière de notre société en remplacement d’Isabelle Perreault. Read more

2018 H. N. Segall Award Winner

Congratulations to Lucy Vorobej (University of Waterloo) for winning the 2018 H. N. Segall Prize. The Segall Prize is awarded for the best student paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. Félicitations à Lucy Vorobej, qui a gagné le priz H. N. Segall. Read more

Call for Nominations / Appel de candidatures

The Nominating committee is calling for a nomination for the following position on the board of the CSHM/SCHM: Secretary-treasurer Nominees for this position should please submit a letter briefly outlining their interest by e-mail. Brief e-mail letters of support from three members in good standing of the CSHM/SCHM with permanent residence in Canada should accompany […] Read more

Award Winners: 2017 Hannah Summer Studentship – Bourses d’été du Hannah

Award Winners 2017 Congratulations to the 2017 Hannah Summer Studentship Award Winners: Rebecca Redden (Mount St. Vincent University) Emma Chilton (McMaster University) Ariel Gershon (Western University) Geraldine Huynh (University of Alberta) Read more