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Dalhousie Medical History Society Monthly Meeting

Date:  Monday, October 2, 2017

Location:  University Club, Dalhousie University, 6259 South Street

Time:   6:00 pm - Earl of Dalhousie Pub; 6:30 pm - Dining Room (dinner)

Cost:  $25 per person (exact head count required for catering!)

(Costs for medical students and Faculty of Medicine graduates covered by Medical Humanities-HEALS program -- NOTE:  registered students failing to cancel before cut-off time (below) will be billed for the cost of the meal)

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! RSVP to AnaBela.Sardinha@dal.ca (902-494-1533) before 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Space is limited. Students accepted on a first-come/first-served basis.

Speakers and Topics:

  • Dr. T.J. (Jock) Murray - The Medical Report on the Halifax Explosion
  • Dr. Allan Marble - The Scene of a Triumph of Surgery, the Response of Nova Scotia Doctors to the Halifax Explosion

Poster [pdf 211 kB] for more information on this and this series


Dr. T J (JOCK) Murray Visiting Scholar:  Nicholas Cambridge

DATE: Monday October 16, 2017

TIME: 16:30-17:30


  • Theatre A, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Bldg. Link;
  • videoconferencing to:
    •  DMNB Saint John Rm 105,
    • Fredericton Rm 220
    • Miramichi Rm 3111

TITLE: “From Mr. Pickwick to Tiny Tim: Charles Dickens & Medicine”

Open to Public

Poster (link to follow) [pdf 292 kB]


Portia White Concert - SAVE THE DATE

Date:  December 8, 2017

Location:  Faith Tabernacle, 6225 Summit St, Halifax

This concert honours Portia White, a renowned Nova Scotia vocalist whose talent inspired the creation of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust. Concert proceeds support the NSTT Portia White award that assists a young Nova Scotia voice student.