BCHNS longtime member passes

unnamedWe are saddened to hear of the passing of Ingeborg Von Maydell,who has been a long time member of BCHNS.

Inge, as we knew her, held the BCHNS Secretary position for many years to 2007, faithfully writing by hand & then mailing out to the membership. When the computer age & email arrived, Inge did not have a computer, so graciously handed over the Secretary position to someone with those skills.

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June Health History Events

  • On June 14th Visiting Scholar Dr. Tommy Dickinson presents his work on “‘Curing Queers’: Mental Nurses and their Patients 1935-1974” at the UBC School of Nursing. This is a lunch hour session from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in Room T182 on the third floor of UBC Hospital. Please click on the link below for more details.
  • From June 16-18, The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing Annual Conference will be held at St. Paul’s Hospital. You are invited to register for the entire conference (June 16-18) or for just the opening panel on “Health, History, and Indigenous Communities” on Thursday June 16th from 5:00 pm. 

To register online for the conference or panel, please visit http://blogs.ubc.ca/nursinghistory/

Photo Credit: Lenore Radom BCHNS

BCHNS member gets article posted on Bates Center Blog

BCHNC Member is published

BCHNS member, Lydia Wytenbroek wrote an article in Honor of Nurses Week- “The Stethoscope: A Tool of Nurses’ Trade since the 1930’s” that got published today May 12th, as a lead article on the Blog “Echoes & Evidence” at The Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Click on link to view this article & others… Congratulations Lydia!