History of Medicine

Undergraduate Medical Education

MSA Club for History of Medicine:

Club Leader(s): as per Medical Students Association, UME
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dawna Gilchrist  dawna.gilchrist@ualberta.ca

Conferences where History of Medicine abstracts are accepted from medical students:

History of Medicine Days, Calgary
Calgary, March 17-18, 2017
Canadian Society for the History of Medicine
Toronto, in concert with the Congress of the Humanities and
Social Sciences, May 27-29, 2017
American Association for History of Medicine
Nashville, May 4-7, 2017
American Osler Society
Atlanta, April 9-12, 2017
Canadian Conference on Medical Education
Winnipeg, April 29 – May 2, 2017

Funding to attend and present at history of medicine conferences:

Canadian Society for History of Medicine
American Society for History of Medicine

Undergraduate Essay Competitions in History of Medicine:

Osler Medal Essay Contest
Bean Award

Major Scholarship
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (2nd year UME students only)

Other Awards:

Alberta Medical Association Annual Meeting Margaret Hutton Presentations
Any student who presents an abstract or poster at HOM Days in Calgary (or equivalent conference) is eligible to be potentially chosen for a Margaret Hutton Presentation at the AMA Annual Meeting. Students should submit copy of abstract to Dr. Dawna Gilchrist dawna.gilchrist@ualberta.ca at time of original presentation

College of Family Physicians of Canada
Mimi Divinsky Awards for History and Narrative in Family Medicine

Research Grants:

CSHM/AMS Hannah Summer Studentships
Alberta Medical Foundation Margaret Hutton History of Medicine & Health Care Student Research Grant