Infirmières de colonie

CAHN/ACHN is excited to announce a new book by Nicole Rousseau and Johanne Daigle based on several interviews with nurses who worked in the regions of Gaspésie, Abitibi and the North Shore.

Appel a candidatures/Call for candidates: Nursing History Research Unit Postdoctoral Award

UNITÉ DE RECHERCHE SUR L’HISTOIRE DES SOINS INFIRMIERS APPEL À CANDIDATURES BOURSE POSTDOCTORALE (English version follows) L’Unité de recherche sur l’histoire des soins infirmiers (URHSI) offre une bourse postdoctorale d’une année avec tous les avantages attribués aux stagiaires postdoctoraux de l’Université d’Ottawa. ( La ou le candidat choisi sera invité à participer à l’élaboration d’un

2013 Conference Event- Historical Walking Tour

Historical Walking Tour Event  Focus of the Tour: The History of Health Care in Victoria BC Description: Victoria is British Columbia’s oldest major city and has a long history of health care. In a 90-minute walk that spans Old Town and Chinatown the tour will discuss First Nations medicine (especially the use of natural remedies), visit

New Book: A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform

 A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform By Christina Bates This first and only in-depth analysis of the attire worn by the largest workforce in the health care system explores the role of the nurse’s uniform in creating nursing identity for over a hundred years. For ordering information and more information about the author: Cultural history of a nurse’s uniform

Scholarship opportunity: Nursing History Research Unit/ Bourse d’études de l’Unité de recherche sur l’histoire des soins infirmiers

The Nursing History Research Unit is offering an annual scholarship of $10,000 (maximum) for PhD, MScN, or MA students who want to undertake a thesis project using historical perspectives. MScN and MA students must be in the second year of their program to qualify. Applications must be submitted by 1 May of each year. The

Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem 1914- 2012

Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem died peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Wednesday November 9th, 2012 in her 98th year. She led CNA as its executive director from 1963 to 1981, a time of tremendous growth for the organization. Across a stellar international career she would become one of the most compelling and influential

New Book: China Interrupted Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community

China Interrupted: Japanese Internment and the Reshaping of a Canadian Missionary Community Sonya Grypma Book Description China Interrupted is the story of the richly interwoven lives of Canadian missionaries and their China-born children (mishkids), whose lives and mission were irreversibly altered by their internment as “enemy aliens” of Japan from 1941 to 1945. Over three hundred