CAHN/ACHN 2020 Conference/Colloque Annuel CFP

CAHN/ ACHN ANNUAL CONFERENCE; June 10-12, 2020  Ottawa, ON Hosted by the Nursing History Research Unit-Unité de recherche sur l’histoire du nursing (NHRU-URHN) CALL for ABSTRACTS “Care in Conflict: Healthcare under Tension” Call for Abstracts: Word | PDF The history of nursing is deeply marked by conflicts. Whether it is the struggle for professional identity,

Brazilian Nursing History Conference

PRESENTATION The 1st International Congress on the History of Nursing Education (ICoHNE), 5th Colloquium of the Brazilian Academy of Nursing History (ABRADHENF) e 2nd Symposium of the Laboratory for Nursing History Studies (LAESHE) is a result of a long-standing partnership between the Brazilian Academy of Nursing History (ABRADHENF) and the Laboratory for Nursing History Studies (LAESHE), at

Women’s College Hospital School of Nursing history feature in Toronto Star

On May 6th a celebration of the Centenary of the Women’s College Hosptial School of Nursing Alumnae was held in Toronto with over 320 graduate nurses in attendance!  This celebration, planned by the alumnae Anniversary Committee, was two years in the making.  Coinciding with this momentous occasion two nursing history articles were published in the Toronto

Vicky Bach Memorial Prize Winner 2019 – Gagnant du Prix Vicky Bach Memorial 2019

Congratulations to this year’s Vicky Bach Memorial Prize winner Lucy Vorobej (University of Waterloo) for her paper “‘By Their Own Efforts’: Alcohol Abuse and Disease Concepts in Ontario’s Colonial Past 1945-1980.” The prize recognizes the best student paper on the history of nursing presented at the annual conference. More information on the Vicky Bach Memorial

Nursing History Feature in the Toronto Star

On May 5, 2019, the Toronto Star published “‘They said I was too tall, too big …’ How three nurses broke through nursings starched white world” by Katie Daubs.  The article (available here) features work by Canadian historians of nursing Dr. Kathryn McPherson and Dr. Karen Flynn among others.  Check out this fantastic piece highlighting the work