AMS Doctoral Completion Award/Bourse Pour Finir Sa Thèse

Applications are now being accepted for the AMS Doctoral Completion Award!  The AMS Doctoral Completion award exists to support full-time dissertation writing leading to dissertation completion for a doctoral student in the humanities or social sciences, writing on a history of medicine/health care topic. For more information please visit the NSHRF website. Applications are due

Canadian Military Nurses Honoured

Canadian Military Nurses were honoured with national historic recognition with a plaque at the War Sisters memorial in Regina.  Past CAHN president Marion McKay and Association of Registered Nurses president Joanne Peterson unveiled the memorial on November 8, 2017.  Look for Marion’s article in the next newsletter, but more information is available from Global News (with video) and

CFP: University of Ottawa Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Lifting the Rug: Revisiting Events, Perspectives, and Practices of Nursing and Health History, May 17, 2018 Call for Papers PDF The Nursing History Research Unit is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Graduate Student Conference, aimed at promoting the work of graduate students interested in the history of nursing and healthcare. This is a one day, bilingual

New Vera Roberts Archival Research Guides Now Available

Dr. Helen Vandenberg, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, and team completed two projects funded through the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN/ACHN) Vera Roberts research grant: Vandenberg, H., Boschma, G., McBain, L., Meijer Drees, L., McCulloch, M., & Gallagher-Cohoon, E. (2016). Guide to Archival Resources for Outpost Nursing and Remote Hospital History

President’s Letter/Lettre du Président

Dear CAHN Member, CAHN has had a busy year! The 2016 conference at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver was a wonderful opportunity to connect with new members and re-connect with long-standing colleagues and friends. The Communications Committee has begun to update and improve our website: The Committee is still in the process of revising

AMS funds Student Travel Grants!

December 16, 2016 In the Fall of 2016, Associated Medical Services established a generous grant to fund student participation at future CAHN/ACHN conferences. This grant is intended to cover student travel and accommodation costs for the 2018 and 2020 CAHN/ACHN conferences. For many years, AMS support has enabled CAHN/ACHN to provide first-rate conferences through the funding

Call for Nominations: Jason A. Hannah Medal (History of Medicine)

                                                                                             CALL FOR  NOMINATIONS Jason A. Hannah Medal (History of Medicine) The Jason A. Hannah Medal is awarded for an important Canadian publication in the history of medicine. In this context, the word “Canadian” refers to the citizenship or residence of the author, or to content clearly relevant to Canadian medicine