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Postdoctoral Scholar position

The Department of Community Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Neuroscience & Psychiatry. For more info: Postdoc_Posting-CIHR Project History_MED 2014-1.pdf

History of Medicine Days 2014 Conference report is up. Please go to the HMD page.

The History of Medicine and Health Care Program recently in the news:

Background commentary on the historical development of epidemics and "travelling viruses" at CTV (Alberta Primetime's) News Panel:

Travellers’ bugs

Original Air Date: Friday, January 17, 2014
Recently, a woman from Red Deer came back from a trip to Beijing with a case of the 'bird flu,' and died earlier this month in an Alberta hospital. Picking up foreign illnesses is often a concern for travellers, but what can Albertans do to avoid them?

We’re joined by Dr. James Talbot, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Frank Stahnisch, from the University of Calgary."


For "Calgary History of Medicine Society (CHOMS)" events, please visit the CHOMS events page by clicking on the left menu.

History of Medicine Days Conference 2014

The next History of Medicine Days 2014 Conference will be held March 7th and March 8th, 2014

For more info, visit the HMD website:

Other History of Medicine Conferences:

5th West Coast Symposium - University of California at San Franciso, USA (in September 2014)

6th West Coast Symposium - University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (in April 2015)

History of Neuroscience Interest Group (HONIG)

For upcoming History of Neuroscience Interest Group (HONIG) events, please check the HONIG page: or the events calendar.

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