Short Course

Cover image of Jacalyn Duffin's textbook History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction

Initiated by the Osler Society, this 4-week "Short Course" in the History of Medicine is an informal seminar meeting of medical students exploring various themes in medical history.  Organized by medical students and facilitated by the Hannah Chair, this group meets in the evenings in the departmental library in HSA 041.  The group reads select chapters from Jacalyn Duffin's History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction (UTP, 2010), of which copies are available on loan to all interested medical students.

Fall 2014 Schedule of Meetings:
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 Heroes or Villains in Medicine? (Ch.1)
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 Plagues and Peoples: Epidemic Disease in History (Ch. 7)
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 First Do No Harm: History of Treatment, Pharmacology, and Pharmaceuticals (Ch. 5)
Fall 2013 Schedule of Meetings:
Tues, Oct 1, 2013 Heroes or Villains in Medicine? (Ch.1)
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 The History of Anatomy (Ch.2)
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 The History of Blood (Ch.8)
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 The History of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ch.11)