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  • Moving Beyond the Individual on the Path to Person-Centered Care

    Given that the job of a healthcare professional is to care for patients, it would follow that those who choose to become clinicians are inherently compassionate. However, the care we provide is not always as compassionate as we hope. I have been a private practice audiologist for many years. After completing my PhD studies, I…


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  • Narrative Healthcare Atelier & Certificate Program

    Narrative Healthcare Atelier & Certificate Program Canada’s First Advanced Training Seminar in Narrative-based Healthcare for Health Practitioners and Educators Across Clinical Disciplines June 3-6, 2016 Visiting Keynote Presenter: Rita Charon MD Course Directors: Allan Peterkin MD & Michael Roberts MD with Ronna Bloom MEd, Allison Crawford MD, Bill Gayner MSW, LJ Nelles MFA, PhD (candidate),     &…


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  • 2016 Hannah Summer Studentships

    AMS and the The Canadian Society for the History of Medicine are proud to announce the 2016 Summer Studentship Award winners. Claire Gjertsen (University of Calgary) Hailey Pineau (University of Alberta) Alison Hogan (University of Victoria) Melissa Micu (University of Guelph) The CSHM, in partnership with AMS, adjudicates applications for the AMS Hannah Summer Studentship Awards,…


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  • Two AMS Hannah Chairs Published in Heritage Matters Magazine

    Congratulations to our Hannah Chairs , Drs. Jacalyn Duffin and Shelley McKellar on their recently published articles in Heritage Matters Magazine. Dr. Jacalyn Duffin’s article,  Ontario’s Medical Legacy outlines the many ways doctors from Ontario helped to shape the face of medicine, dating back to the early 1800’s our discovery of insulin, the identification of stem…


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