• 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…


  • The Canadian Bulletin of Medical History has Launched a NEW online platform

    AMS is proud to support the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and their Journal, The Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/ Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine, which has recently launched a new online platform. In celebration of the new platform CBMH/BCHM will be providing free access to Natalie Zemon Davis’ brilliant 2015 AMS Paterson Lecture until June…


  • Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor, to Speak at the CLIC 2016 Conference in Toronto

    Brian Hodges, AMS Senior Strategic Advisor will be taking part in the Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) Conference 2016 happening at the University of Toronto, October 16-19, 2016. More information on the conference can be found on the University of Toronto website. The Call for Abstracts is now open and the submission deadline is May…


  • AMS Phoenix Fellow Paula Rowland Published in Health

    AMS Phoenix Fellow Paula Rowland’s paper “What is “the patient perspective” in patient engagement programs? Implicit logics and parallels to feminist theories.” has been published in the peer reviewed Journal, Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine.  Appearing in the April 29, 2016 and available for purchase here the paper…


  • 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),     &…