Brazilian Nursing History Conference

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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

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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

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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

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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

Vera Roberts Endowment-Le Fonds Vera Roberts New Deadline 15 Oct

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NEW DEADLINE October 15th  Purpose: To fund research and publication on the history of outpost nursing in Canada with priority to the Canadian circumpolar regions (north of 60 degrees parallel). Terms of Reference: Eligible projects include research and publication on the history of outpost nursing in Canada with priority to the Canadian circumpolar regions (north

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Medicine/Stage Postdoctoral en histoire de la médecine

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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP in History of Medicine at the University of Ottawa (2019-2020) The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in History of Medicine, renewable for a second year, to begin September 1, 2019. We welcome applications from candidates who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in History and

Ethel Johns Plaque Mounted

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A plaque honouring Ethel Johns as a National Historic Person of Canada was mounted on February 26, 2019, in Vancouver.  Located in Patient’s Park on the UBC campus, this plaque was first unveiled in 2015.  Johns was the first director of the UBC School of Nursing which is celebrating its centenary this year. For more

AMS Grants and Fellowships: Deadline May 2nd

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AMS Healthcare: History of Medicine Grants and Fellowships In 2019-20 AMS Healthcare is offering three funding opportunities. A project grant, postdoctoral fellowship and doctoral completion award. The purpose of these funding opportunities is to promote scholarship, teaching and public interest in history of healthcare, disease and medicine. Deadline for applications is May 2, 2019. To learn more about these

CFA: International Conference on the History of Nursing

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The Consociazione nazionale delle Associazioni infermiere/i (CNAI), working in Collaboration with the European Association for the History of Nursing (EAHN); The Meyer Hospital and Foundation Florence; The Ordine Provinciale delle professioni infermieristiche, Florence and Pistoia; and the University of Florence is pleased to announce the Florence 2020 Conference, an International Conference in the History of