• AMS Board Member Dr. Mithu Sen Appointed Acting Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

      Congratulations to AMS Board Member Dr. Mithu Sen who has been appointed as Acting Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective October 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. This is in addition to her current role as Assistant Dean, Faculty Equity and Wellness.   “We are so pleased…


  • Past AMS History of Medicine Postdoc Fellow Publishes: The Trials of Psychedelic Therapy

    Dr. Matthew Oram, 2015 AMS History of Healthcare Postdoctoral Fellow has now published his AMS supported book “The Trials of Psychedelic Therapy: LSD Psychotherapy in the United States, 1949-1976.”   In The Trials of Psychedelic Therapy, Matthew Oram traces the early promise and eventual demise of LSD psychotherapy in the United States. While the common perception…


  • New Postdoctoral Fellows and Doctoral Completion Grant Recipients

    TORONTO, ON, October 18, 2018 – AMS is a charitable organization with more than eighty years of funding History of Medicine and Healthcare initiatives such as grants, fellowships, studentships and the prestigious Hannah Chairs at 8 Schools of Medicine in Canada. AMS has increased our commitment to this program with the launch of the AMS…


  • New 2018 AMS/RNAO Fellows Announced!

    TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2018 – AMS Healthcare is pleased to announce the new 2018 AMS/RNAO Fellows. Recipients of the AMS/RNAO Fellowship will focus on building workplace skills to provide humane, compassionate and person-centred care.  AMS Healthcare is leading the way when it comes to advancing compassionate care within the healthcare community, aiming to instill…


  • The AMS Phoenix Project Announces 2018 Fellows and Thematic Grant Award Winners

    TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2018 – AMS Healthcare is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the AMS Phoenix Fellowships and Thematic Grants. The AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring is based on the premise that health professionals provide the best care when they are able to balance compassion and technical expertise.  AMS Healthcare…


  • Launch of the Northern Lights 2018 Leadership Forum

    Last month on February 8-10, 2018, thirty-seven physicians from all parts of Northern Ontario came together for the Northern Lights 2018 Leadership Forum. The Forum was organized as a leadership educational innovation to address the isolation many physician leaders face due to the geographical challenges of living and practicing in Northern Ontario. Physician participants completed…


  • Dr. Shelley McKellar, launches new book, Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology

    Dr. Shelley McKellar, the Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, has published a new book, Artificial Hearts:  The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology.  A Brief Synopsis: Artificial hearts are seductive devices. Their promissory nature as a cure for heart failure aligned neatly with the twentieth-century American medical community’s view of…


  • Dr. Arnold P. Gold co-founder of The Gold Foundation, 1925-2018

    AMS would like to acknowledge the passing of Dr. Arnold Perlman Gold, co-founder of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation on January 23 in New York City. He was 92. Dr. Gold was a world-renowned pediatric neurologist, a Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a master diagnostician who became an international leader…


  • AMS Increases Commitment to History of Medicine with Launch of NEW Award

    AMS is a charitable organization with more than eighty years of funding History of Medicine initiatives such as grants, fellowships, studentships and the prestigious Hannah Chairs at 8 Schools of Medicine in Canada. The History of Medicine and Healthcare Program, launched by AMS in 2015, was developed to promote scholarship, teaching and public interest in…


  • 2017 Donald Wilson Award Winner Announced

    Associated Medical Services CEO, Gail Paech, was pleased to introduce the 2017 Donald Wilson Award winner, Dr. Karen Saperson at the recently held ICRE Awards Dinner. The Award recognizes a medical educator or team leader who has shown particular excellence in integrating the CanMEDS roles in a health-related training program. Dr. Saperson is a Professor and Associate Chair,…