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

Le nursing psychiatrique dans les revues infirmières (1960-1975)

Dans le cadre du projet de recherche financé par les Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada (IRSC, 2015-2019) et intitulé Des institutions et des femmes : Évolution du nursing psychiatrique, 1912-1976, nous cherchons à recruter un(e) étudiant(e) pour travailler sur la représentation du nursing psychiatrique dans les revues infirmières francophones. Sous la direction d’Alexandre […] Read more

Lancement du numéro spécial de Santé mentale au Québec: L’archive psychiatrique

Coordonné par Marie-Claude Thifault, Isabelle Perreault, Alexandre Klein et Jean Caron Lancement du numéro spécial de Santé mentale au Québec L’archive psychiatrique Lundi 8 mai 2017 À partir de 17h Bistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises 32 Rue McGill (Montréal, H2Y 3W5) Ce lancement s’inscrit dans le cadre du colloque « Read more

Les infirmières de la folie

Organisé dans le cadre du 85e Congrès de l’ACFAS, ce colloque propose de réunir des historiennes* mais aussi des professionnelles de santé, afin d’étudier l’évolution du rôle de l’infirmière dans la prise en charge de la santé mentale. Il entend tout particulièrement se pencher sur l’expérience des infirmières en milieu psychiatrique comme dans les autres […] Read more

CSHM-CAHN Book Launch 2017

Dear Speakers and Members of CSHM and CAHN, If you have published a book over the course of last year (since May 2016) – and/or the year before if you missed congress last year –, we invite you to participate in the CSHM-CAHN Collective Book Launch and Cocktail Reception. We will have our traditional “Strawberries […] Read more

Somewhere in France: A Centenary Review of Medical Arrangements at Vimy Ridge

In April 1917, medical units of the 4 divisions of the Canadian Corps combined for the first time in support of a single action, the assault upon Vimy Ridge. Detailed planning, infrastructure development, information dissemination and rehearsal were features of preparations by the combat arms and medical elements of the Canadian Forces. Extraordinary coordination resulted […] Read more