• 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…


  • AMS and The Royal College Announce a New Grant!

        AMS is pleased announce, in partnership with The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the new AMS CanMEDS Research Development Grant. Special Call for Proposals – Due March 2, 2017 This year we are excited to announce a special call for applications to the AMS CanMEDS/Royal College grant competition. In partnership…


  • AMS Hannah Chair Dr. Duffin Presents at Western University

    Faculty, medical students, local historians and community members came together on October 18 to listen to Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at Queen’s University, at the second annual Visiting Speaker Series presented by Western’s History of Medicine Office. The practising physician captivated the audience with her lecture entitled “The Stethoscope…


  • 2016 Donald Wilson Award Winner Announced

    Associated Medical Services CEO, Gail Paech, was pleased to introduce the 2016 Donald Wilson Award winner, Dr. Najma Ahmed at the recently held ICRE Awards Dinner. The Award, recognizing a medical educator or team leader who has shown particular excellence in integrating the CanMEDS roles in a health-related training program, was awarded to Dr. Ahmed.…


  • The AMS Phoenix Project Announces 2016 Thematic Grants and Fellows

    TORONTO, ON, September 28, 2016 – AMS (Associated Medical Services Inc.) is very pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the AMS Phoenix Thematic Grants and Fellowships.  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…


  • AMS Promotes Patient-Centered Care with new Sponsorship

    AMS is the newest supporter of Patients Canada, championing a health care system that works for patients and their Town Hall Event happening September 21st in Toronto. Participants will hear from and be able to interact with Ontario’s newly-appointed Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott. To register for the event visit PatientsCanada.ca AMS, and the Phoenix Project, are committed to…


  • Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor wins The Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education

    Join AMS in congratulating Dr. Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor, on his win of The Karolinska Institutet Prize. This international prize is awarded for outstanding research in medical education. The purpose of the prize is to recognise and stimulate high-quality research in the field and to promote long-term improvements of educational practices in medical…


  • AMS Hannah Chair, Susan Lamb, wins 2016 Cheiron Book Prize

    Congratulations to Dr. Susan Lamb, AMS Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, on her recent win of the 2016 Cheiron Book Prize. Acknowledging the book’s exceptional contributions to the understanding of Adolf Meyer and the field he singularly shaped, Cheiron has awarded the 2016 Cheiron Book Prize to Susan D. Lamb (U. Ottawa) for The Pathologist of the…


  • AMS is proud to support the launch of the new History of Medicine Web Portal by McMaster University

    AMS is a proud supporter of the new History of Medicine and Medical Humanities web portal created by Ellen Amster, an AMS Hannah Chair, at McMaster University. The web portal is designed to gather resources in medical humanities for students, scholars, physicians, and the general public for learning, exploration, and research. Their mission is bring together…


  • Call for Artistic Submissions Now Open – The Body Electric

    The Body Electric Digital Art Exhibit is an annual showcase of visual art, in a range of media, including photography, drawing, painting, sculpture and film inspired by Medicine, Care and Compassion. Selected pieces will be showcased at the International Conference on Residency Education happening September 29 – October 1, 2016. Call for submissions closes June 27th, 2016…