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Social Studies of Medicine


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


Tel.: 514-398-6033
Fax: 514-398-1498
Office Hours: 8:00 - 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.

**Students applying to begin a Ph.D. in the history of medicine in 2011-2012 at McGill University are eligible for a newly created fellowship: the CRC doctoral fellowship in the history of modern medicine. This award, which may be renewed twice contingent upon student performance and funding, is reserved for an exceptionally meritorious applicant. The annual stipend is $35,000 per year. Students applying for the Ph.D. track in the history of modern medicine will automatically be eligible for this fellowship**.