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  • The New History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Research Portal at McMaster

    Created by the Hannah Unit and made possible by funding from AMS, the DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, and the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. Announcing the official launch of the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Research Portal! With over 400 pages of original description of libraries, archives, museums, digital…


  • History of Medicine

    Remembering Dr. Donald Wilson

    This guest blog post, remembering the late Dr. Donald Wilson, was written by Dr. William E. Seidelman with the assistance of Drs. Richard Reznick, Tirone David, Chris Feindel, Bryce Taylor and Ron Baird.  Their assistance in documenting Dr. Wilson’s participation in the first heart transplant performed in Toronto at the Toronto Western Hospital was invaluable. Please…


  • Patient Engagement

    Supporting the Physical and Mental Health of Bereaved Families

    I have two projects that I am hoping to advance as part of my AMS Phoenix Fellowship. These are projects that I have been working on and thinking about for some time, but that really needed dedicated time to develop more fully. The first project aims to improve care for patients and family members at…


  • The Passing of Dr. Donald R. Wilson, AMS Past-President

    Donald R. Wilson BA, MD, FRCSC Dr. Donald R. Wilson, past President of Associated Medical Services Inc. (1983-1996), passed away on January 4, 2017 in his 100th year at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Wilson was highly respected for his many contributions to health professions education, his expansion of the AMS History of Medicine Programs…


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