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Membership in CAHN/ACHN provides opportunities to:
Participate in annual research conferences
Receive the CAHN/ACHN Newsletter twice a year
Network with others who are interested in nursing history
Apply for a scholarship while studying Canadian nursing history
Be elected to office. Influence association policy and activities


Our 2020 Newsletter is now available below.


Applications are currently being accepted until March 31st for the Dr. Margaret Allemang Scholarship for Nursing History and twice annually (December 15th and March 31st) for the Vera Roberts Endowment Fund for Nursing Research. L’Association canadienne de l’histoire du nursing (CAHN/ ACHN) invite les étudiants gradués à soumettre leur dossier pour la bourse Margaret M. Allemang (niveau maîtrise ou doctorat). L’Association canadienne pour l’histoire du nursing (CAHN-ACHN) sollicite des candidatures pour Le Fonds Vera Roberts (FVR).


The mission of CAHN is to promote interest in the history of nursing and to develop scholarship in the field.
CAHN is a charitable organization founded in 1987, and is an affiliate group of the Canadian Nurses Association.


  • promotes the preservation of historical nursing materials;
  • hosts forums for discussion of nursing history;
  • supports innovations in teaching nursing history;
  • advances historical research; and
  • is an affiliate group of the Canadian Nurses Association.

ACHN est un organisme à but non-lucratif fondé en 1987, et est un groupe d’intérêt de l’Association des infirmières et infirmiers du Canada.

Le but de l’Association canadienne pour l’histoire du nursing est de promouvoir l’intérêt pour l’histoire et de développer la recherche dans le domaine.


  • promouvoit la conservation de matériel historique;
  • organise des discussions informelles sur l’histoire du nursing;
  • appuie les innovations dans l’enseignement de l’histoire du nursing; et
  • fait progresser la recherche historique.
  • ACHN souhaite la bienvenue à toutes les personnes intéressées à l’histoire du nursing.