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CME Accreditation for CSHM/CAHN Conference 2017

Annual Meeting / Réunion annuelle Canadian Society for the History of Medicine / Société canadienne d’histoire de la médecine Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/Association canadienne pour l’histoire du nursing Only regularly occurring medical humanities conference in Canada to enjoy CPD (CME) accreditation for up to 16.5 hours. Seule conférence sur les sciences humaines en […] 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

CSHM/SCHM: Call for Nominations / Appel de candidatures

The Nominating committee is calling for nominations for five positions on the board of the CSHM/SCHM: the vice-president, as well as regional representatives for the West/North, Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic Provinces (2017-2019 each). Le Comité des mises en candidature de la SCHM/CSHM sollicite des candidatures à cinq postes du conseil d’administration: le vice-président, ainsi […] Read more

Complete Online Archive from the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History

Complete Online Archive from the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine now available from University of Toronto Press. University of Toronto Press is excited to announce the launch of the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine (CBMH/BCHM) online archive, available exclusively through CBMH/BCHM Online (http://bit.ly/CBMHBCHMOnline). […] Read more

L’archive psychiatrique

Santé mentale au Québec – Volume XLI, numéro 2, Automne 2016 Dossier coordonné par Marie-Claude Thifault, Isabelle Perreault, Alexandre Klein et Jean Caron 7 Éditorial – Jean Caron Numéro thématique L’archive psychiatrique 9 L’archive psychiatrique – Alexandre Klein, Isabelle Perreault et Marie-Claude Thifault 21 À la recherche de l’archive psychiatrique perdue. L’histoire des fonds d’archives […] Read more

Social History of Medicine: Co-Editor Vacancy

Social History of Medicine (SHM) seeks a new co-editor to join Professor Pratik Chakrabarti (co-editor), Professor Patricia Skinner (co-editor), and Dr Vanessa Heggie (book reviews editor). The new co-editor will succeed Professor Graham Mooney, who will stand down in 2017. Social History of Medicine is a leading international journal and covers all aspects of the […] Read more

New Website: After the Asylum/Après l’asile

The History of Madness in Canada/Histoire de la folie au Canada website is delighted to announce the launch of a new set of sixteen research exhibits that present the complex and often difficult history of psychiatric deinstitutionalization in Canada. The After the Asylum/Après l’asile web pages have been co-created by academic scholars, community partners, students, […] Read more

The History of Mental Health in North Wales

The North Wales Mental Health Research Project A History of Psychiatry in North Wales. Over the past 15 years, colleagues at the Department of Psychological Medicine have collected a huge amount of quantitative data on patients from North West Wales going through psychiatric unit (Hergest) at Ysbyty Gwynedd (the main District Hospital in North West […] Read more

New Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada 2016

Congratulations to the following medical historians, who were recently elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada. MONNAIS, Laurence – Département d’histoire et Centre d’Études de l’Asie de l’Est (CETASE), Université de Montréal Titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur le pluralisme en santé, Laurence Monnais est historienne de la médecine. […] Read more

[New Book] Writings on Abortion in Canada: Without Apology

About the Book Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we hear women speak publicly about abortion, the voices are usually those of the leaders of women’s and abortion rights organizations, women […] Read more

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