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 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
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
Special Edition: History of Nursing Education Guest Co-Editors in Chief for the Speical Edition: Dr. Sioban Nelson, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS Dr. Pauline Paul, PhD, RN This special issue seeks contributions on the history of nursing education, on pedagogy and curriculum that focus on the history of nursing and healthcare, and on the history of
New Bjoring Center Grant for Historical Research on Nurse Practitioners The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI) is announcing the Advance Practice History Research Scholar Award. The goal of this research award is to disseminate scholarship regarding advance practice nursing to an international audience. By strengthening relationships and collaborations to increase access
Please note that registration for the 2019 Nursing History Symposium is now open online. You can attend in person or via webcast. The event is on March 14, 2019 at Cecil Green Park House on UBC Campus. This year’s theme acknowledges the centenary of UBC School of Nursing, as we explore “100 Years of Nursing
A new website is now available for the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni (Halifax, NS). The VGH School of Nursing graduated its’ first nurses in 1892. By the time of its closure in 1995, the VGH had graduated around 5000 nurses. For more on the school’s history, archives, and scheduled events check out
Our Fall 2018 Newsletter is now available here!