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Dalhousie Medical History Society Monthly Meeting

Date:  Monday, November 6, 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 November 1, 2017.  Space is limited. Students accepted on a first-come/first-served basis.

Speakers and Topics:

  • “Role of Pharmacists in the Halifax Explosion” Mary MacCara
  • “Meaningful Hope in Medicine” Dr. Ian Cameron

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

Membership fees for 2018 now due: please download and fill in the membership form   [pdf 26  kB]


The Arts and Music in End of Life Care

When:   November 14, 2017  6:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Wendy Stewart & Dr. Mark Gilbert

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to medhuman@dal.ca

More information: Poster [pdf 29 Kb]


Portia White Concert  

Date:  December 8, 2017

Location:  Faith Tabernacle, 6225 Summit St, Halifax

Tickets:  $15;  Ticket sales, paper and electronic are now underway.

Eventbrite link: http://tiny.cc/Portia2017

Facebook Event Page:http://tiny.cc/Portia2017FB

Music in Medicine Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/DalMusicInMedicine/

Poster [pdf 941 kB] for more information

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.