Social Studies of Medicine

Our speakers from the SSoM 50th Anniversary Conference (28-29 October 2016)


Social Studies of Medicine
3647 Peel, Room 207
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1X1

Tel.: 514-398-6033
Fax: 514-398-1498
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 PM





Welcome to the Department of Social Studies of Medicine! We are an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit in the Faculty of Medicine. The Department offers courses and programs at undergraduate and graduate levels (MA and PhD). The Department also welcomes inquiries from prospective postdoctoral fellows with sources of external funding. Please see Department message for more information.

The Department of Social Studies of Medicine is also the location of the Nathanson Centre for the History and Culture of Medicine. The Nathanson Centre organizes seminars and workshops, and provides an affiliation for visiting scholars.

The Department is also the location of the seminars in History and Philosophy of Science.


The Department of Social Studies of Medicine (SSoM) will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary during the 2016-2017 academic year. To mark the occasion, a conference will take place on October 28 and 29 2016 titled “Prospects and Perspectives in Social Studies of Medicine” to reflect on future directions for our field. For more info click here

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