Tag: Museum of Health Care
Third annual History of Medicine Week starts April 23
Museum of Healthcare Showcase
Grande Corridor, New Medical Building, 15 Arch St.
Hero or Villain? You be the judge! Wander through the Grand Corridor of the New Medical Building and enjoy the showcase curated by the Museum of Healthcare. At your leisure, take a look at artifacts of some of history’s biggest medical heroes and villains.
132A, New Medical Building, 15 Arch St.
Open Mic Night
The Grad Club, 162 Barrie St
Movie Night: History of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
032A, New Medical Building, 15 Arch St.
Don’t miss out on this weeks closing event! We will be screening the film “The History of KPH” by Queen’s Film Studies’ own Janice Belanger. Come to learn more about the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, and have a relaxing end to this jam-packed week!
History of Medicine week highlights psychiatry
Dangerous Ideas in the History of Psychiatry is the theme of this year’s History of Medicine week here at Queen’s UGME.
Highlights for the week include a panel discussion with speakers from Queen’s, York University, and University of Toronto and an artifact showcase.
The Panel Discussion will take place on Wednesday, March 8 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Room 132 of the Medical Building on Arch Street; refreshments will be served.
Panelists will include:
Dr. Megan Davies, York University
- “Messy History: Democratising the Story of Deinstitutionalization”
Dr. Edward Shorter, University of Toronto
- “Dangerous Ideas in the History of Psychiatry: ‘Hysteria’”
Prof. Steven Maynard, Queen’s University
- “Just Who Are You Calling a Dangerous Sexual Psychopath?: Psychiatry and the History of Homosexuality in Canada”
The Artifact Showcase will be found in the Medical Building Atrium on Thursday, March 9 from 9 a.m. – 3p.m. This drop-in exhibit will feature items from the history of psychiatry curated by the Museum of Health Care.
Both events are open to the public.
A student committee organized the week, supported by the School of Medicine and the Museum of Health Care. Student organizers included Ashna Asim, Yannay Khaikan, Harry Chandrakumaran, Chantal Valiquette along with executive members Daisy Liu, Hissan Butt and Laura Swaka. Dr. Jacklyn Duffin, Hannah Professor of the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at Queen’s, served as their faculty advisor.
Museum of Health Care event to highlight “Medicine in the Making”
Medical artefacts from the Museum of Health Care will be on display in the Grand corridor of the new Medical Building on Friday, September 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
UGME Associate Dean Anthony Sanfilippo and Dr. Susan Lamb (adjunct assistant professor of history of Medicine) will be on hand over the lunch hour.
Curated by Museum of Health Care staff and QuARMS student Chantal Valiquette as part of a summer service project, “Medicine in the Making” is open to all to attend.