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Harmony & Hope, A Concert for Cancer Research

Date/Time: April 25, 2018,  7:30 pm

Location: Faith Tabernacle, 6225 Summit Street, Halifax,NS

Cost: $30.00 ($20 students/seniors) available at harmonyandhope.com

Featuring ECMA-Winning Soul Artist, Erin Costelo, Dalhousie  Health Professions Chorale and the Bedford Brass Quintet.

Contact Information: AnaBela Sardinha  902-494-1533  anabela.sardinha@dal.ca  


Dalhousie Medical History Society Monthly Meeting

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018

Place: Dalhousie University Club

Time: 6:00 pm; for dinner 6:30 pm

Cost: $30  

Topics and Speakers:

Dr. Shelley McKellar, AMS-Pope Visiting Scholar 

Artificial Hearts: a Controversial Medical Technology and its Sensational Patient Cases from Barney Clark to Dick Cheney

RSVP AnaBela.Sardinha@dal.ca or (902-494-1533)  no later than 4:00 PM, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Space is limited. Reservations are required.

Brochure  [pdf 402 kB]



Gold-Headed Cane Awards Dinner Gala

Location: Marriott Harbourfront, 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS

Date: June 2, 2018 (reception at 1800; dinner at 1900)

Cost:  $110 (individual); $1000 (table of 10) - tax receipt for part of the cost

Reservations Required:  Deadline - May 25, 2018 
Confirm with medhuman@dal.ca or 902-494-1553 (inform if vegetarion preferred or any dietary restriction)

This Year's Winners:

  • Dr. G.W. Archibald Gold-headed Cane Award in the Humanities:  Dr. Stephen Phillips, Stroke Neurologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia Gold-headed Cane for Professionalism in the Practice of Medicine: Dr. Richard Hall, Chief, Medical/Surgical/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre