Madness Canada Online Teaching Resources/Un outil pédagogique en ligne

Madness Canada introduces  An Online Teaching Resource Designed for in-class and online post-secondary platforms, History in Practice (HiP) is an open access web-based resource that was co-created with people with lived experience of mental health differences for a uniquely successful community-led curriculum.  HiP?s extensive range of educational tools and learning activities can be adapted for both undergraduate and graduate levels, and include: […] Read more

Online Exhibit: "In Good Hands: L. Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon"

This Remembrance Day, the Archives of Ontario is proud to launch a new online exhibit: ?In Good Hands: L. Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon.? The exhibit features heartwarming letters Bruce received from his patients, expressing their gratitude to him for saving their lives. These letters from the Archives? L. Bruce Robertson fonds (F 1374), along with […] Read more

Extended Deadline: Hannah Summer Studentships 2014

The executive of the CSHM would like to announce that the postmark deadline for the Hannah Summer Studentships has been extended to February 15, 2014. Please check the CSHM website for details and for an updated information page and application form. Applications received on the previously-posted application forms will still be accepted for this funding […] Read more

Duke University Travel Grant

The History of Medicine Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University are pleased to announce our new travel grant program. The History of Medicine Collections offers research grants of up to $1,000 to researchers whose work would benefit from access to the historical medical collections at the Rubenstein […] Read more

Osler Library Travel Grant

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University sponsors a travel grant, designed to assist scholars who need to travel to and establish temporary residence in Montreal in order to use the resources of the Library. This grant is available to historians, physicians and to those interested in the arts and humanities […] Read more

Royal Bank of Canada-Bodleian Visiting Fellowships

The Royal Bank of Canada is supporting two three-month Fellowships to be taken at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. Scholars at postgraduate level and above, attached to any Canadian University, are eligible. The award carries a grant of £7500. Researchers should propose projects, in any field of study, which are based on materials in […] Read more

Research Grant from the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine

APPLICATION The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine will provide one $5000 grant to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses for a flexible research period between JULY 1ST 2014 – JUNE 30TH 2015. Foundation Fellowships are offered for research related to the history of women to be conducted at the CENTER FOR THE […] Read more

Web Resource: Social Attitudes and Mental Illness in Devon, 1845-1986

This website takes you on a fascinating journey through the history of the Devon County Lunatic Asylum at Exminster. Based on archival case notes and supplemented by Medical Superintendents’ and Commissioners of Lunacy’s reports as well as interviews with former staff, the website tells the stories of real patients and their journey into, and life […] Read more

Historical Images

The following websites offer searchable collections of historical medical images: Museum of Health Care at Kingston National Library of Medicine Osler Library of the History of Medicine Please contact the web editor if you would like to submit additional resources. Read more

Research Resources: Nursing Clio Blog

“Nursing Clio is a collaborative blog project that ties historical scholarship to present-day political, social, and cultural issues surrounding gender and medicine. Men’s and women’s bodies, their reproductive rights, and their health care are often at the center of political debate and have also become a large part of the social and cultural discussions in […] Read more