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With so many exciting opportunities to explore the arts and humanities with the Dalhousie Medical School, we’ve always got something to announce. Check back often.


Dalhousie Medical History Society

Schedule 2019-2020  [PDF 174 kB]

Date:     Mondays

Time:    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Akins Room, Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue, Halifax, B3H 1W4

Upcoming:  Monday March 2, 2020

Speakers & Topics

  • Michael Wong “History of the Victoria General Hospital”                                                          
  • Jerzy Gajewski “History of Urology in Canada with reference to Nova Scotia"

”Membership dues for 2020 -- print, fill in and send this form  [PDF 24 kB] if you have not already done so.  Thank you

Booklet - Dalhousie Society for the History of Medicine 1981–2020 [PDF 502  kB]

Gold Headed Cane Awards Dinner

Date:  May 1, 2020, Reception 6:00 pm, dinner 7:00 pm

Location:  Marriott Harbourfront, Halifax


Portia White Gala Concert

This successful annual event took place on Friday, November 22, 2019 -- see below.   


T J Murray Visiting Scholar in the Medical Humanities

Dr. Richard Kogan's lecture (and performance) on January 20, 2020 on "Music and Medicine:  George Gershwin" was very well attended.  Pictures below.

For more details, please see the poster [PDF 618 kB]

Below:  Left - Dr. Kogan demonstrating his mastery of Gershwin's work

Right -- Dr. Kogan with the TJ Murray Visiting Scholar Committee (left to right):  Dr. Marika Warren, Dr Wendy Stewart, Mrs. T.J. Murray, Dr. T.J. Murray and Dr. Richard Kogan