Pandemic Histories July

The fourth seminar in the Pandemic Histories seminar series is happening July 23rd at 4 pm EST. This roundtable seminar “Public(s) and their Health,” features Mitchell Hammond, James Hanley, and Sarah Isabelle Wallace.  Registration available here through Zoom. The CSHM is happy to sponsor Pandemic Histories!  What defines the public(s) in ?public health?? Three historians explore the […] Read more

The Second Wave?/Une nouvelle vague?

Date: June 29, 3PM EST. Duration 1 hour. Title: The Second Wave?: Looking ahead to this fall, through the lens of history and science. An interdisciplinary panel discussion on Covid-19 with public health physician and scientist, Dr. Doug Manuel, and historians Dr. Esyllt Jones and Dr. Christopher Rutty.   Hosted by: Ingenium: Canada’s Museums of […] Read more

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

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

The Inaugural Jacalyn Duffin Health & Humanities Conference

Registration for The Inaugural Jacalyn Duffin Health & Humanities Conference, organized by Queen’s School of Medicine is now open! The conference aims to create a space where students and educators of all disciplines can come together to discuss the intersections of health, medicine, arts and the humanities. Our conference is held in honor of Dr. […] Read more

DMHS Speaker List for 2017-2018

Oct 2 ?The Medical Report on the Halifax Explosion? Dr. Jock Murray ?The Scene of a Triumph of Surgery, the Response of Nova Scotia Doctors to the Halifax Explosion? Dr. Allan Marble Nov 6 ?Role of Pharmacists in the Halifax Explosion? Mary MacCara ?Meaningful Hope in Medicine? Dr. Ian Cameron Dec 4 ?Amputations and the […] Read more

Presentation: Dr. Nicholas Cambridge at Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine

DR. NICHOLAS CAMBRIDGE TJ (JOCK) MURRAY VISITING SCHOLAR From Mr. Pickwick to Tiny Tim: Charles Dickens & Medicine Dr. Nicholas Cambridge Honorary Research Fellow in Humanities & Medical History University of Buckingham, UK Nicholas qualified as an electrical engineer in 1970 and then decided to become a doctor. He graduated from The Middlesex Hospital, London […] Read more

Lecture: Autism and Its Transformations: The History of a Contested Diagnosis

Please join us for our 2017 Visiting Speaker Lecture, to be delivered by Dr Jeffery Baker, Director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine at Duke University, on Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017. Dr Baker will be talking about his work on the history of autism. Historians have generally described autism as […] Read more

Quarantine Tent at ArtFest Kingston

Quarantine Tent on July 1, 2017 Meet time-travellers from the past who are each recovering from a disease that was once common. Discover the amazing history of diseases, vaccination, and prevention. All ages are invited to drop in between 10 am and 6 pm. Location: At ArtFest Kingston in City Park (just steps away from […] Read more

The Museum of Health Care: Exhibition Launch 2017

Exhibition Launch on July 1, 2017 The Museum of Health Care will be launching three new exhibits: Quack: the Exhibit That Cures All! The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s Growing Pains: the 1867 Crisis at Kingston General Hospital Drop in between 10 am and 6 pm to be among the first to see the […] Read more