Coronavirus (COVID-19) notice

In accordance with the Quebec government directive, McGill University will remain closed until further notice. As a result, kindly note that the McGill Department of Social Studies of Medicine team is working remotely.

The best way to reach us is via ssom [at] (email )



The Department offers courses and programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate program is a Minor Concentration in Social Studies of Medicine. The graduate programs in Social Studies of Medicine are jointly administered with the Departments of History, Anthropology, and Sociology. MA and PhD degrees are awarded in these three disciplines. The graduate curriculum is intended to provide students with a strong disciplinary competence (in history, anthropology, or sociology) and a distinctively interdisciplinary perspective.

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