Month: April 2017

CFP: Medical Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Environment Conference 2017

Harvard University, 29-30 September 2017 In the present age of the Anthropocene, the extraordinary transformations of Earth?s climate are changing the biophysical conditions involved in global food production, emerging epidemics and natural disasters. There is growing concern that global environmental change will have significant adverse impacts on global patterns of disease and mortality over the …

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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 …

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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 conferencein Canada to enjoy CPD (CME) accreditation for up to 16.5 hours. Seule conférence sur les sciences humaines en …

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

Award Winners 2017 Congratulations to the 2017 Hannah Summer Studentship Award Winners: Emma Chilton, McMaster University, Arts & Science Program (Project Title: Medical Scrutiny of Older Adults Mental Capacity in Ontario Courtrooms, 1867-1918) Ariel Gershon, Western University, Medicine (Project Title: History of self injurious behaviours and catatonia in intellectual disabilities and ASD) Geraldine Huynh, University …

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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 …

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