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September 2015 Upcoming this Fall!


With the summer winding down, we are gearing up for an exciting fall full of great activities here at the Museum. 

Next week we are participating in Science Literacy Week and Culture Days, showcasing Medicine in the Making
and we are offering a PA Day program, sure to be a blast! Check below for more details.

We hope that you will mark your calendars and join us at this year's Margaret Angus Fellowship Lecture "Prisoners or Patients?" on Tuesday, October 27th at 7pm in Watson Hall 217, Queen's University.  

Lastly, we would like to remind you that the Museum has switched to fall/winter/spring hours Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm. We encourage you to pay us a visit this season, or recommend us to your out-of-town friends. 

As always, you can check our calendar for more events. 

                                                                     Kind regards,
Museum of Health Care Staff

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September 23-25, 2015

Science Literacy Week

For Science Literacy Week, the Museum is offering drop-in guided gallery tours (by donation) September 23-25 from 1:30-3:30pm. 
See a full listing of SLW events on Queen's campus.

 Snot and Whatnot 

Friday September 25, 2015

Snot and Whatnot: PA Day Program

A wild, gross-out ride through medical history! Pull on a lab coat and enjoy our hair-raising, hands-on activities.  Recommended for ages 6-12.

Location: Museum of Health Care, Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site (32 George Street)
Date & Time: Friday, September 25, 2015 from 10:00-11:00am
Cost: $3/participant (no charge for accompanying adults)
Pre-registration required: Please call (613) 548-2419 or email or register online

*PA Day (Professional Activity Day) for the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

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Friday September 25, 2015
Medicine in the Making - A Museum of Health Care Showcase
View special Museum of Health Care artefact displays and hear speakers: Dr. Anthony J. Sanfilippo, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education (from 12:30pm to 1:00pm) and Dr. Susan Lamb, Adjunct Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine (from 1:00pm to 1:30pm).

All are welcome | Organized as part of the Queen's University School of Medicine Summer Experiential Learning Project
Location: Grand Corridor in the New Medical Building (15 Arch St, Kingston, ON K7L 3L4)
Date & Time: Friday, September 25, 2015 from 9:30am to 2:30pm
Cost: Free


The Doctor Will See You...Culture Days Special Program Saturday September 26, 2015

The Doctor Will See You…
1890s Medical Demonstration

In participation with Culture Days, come and meet Dr. Stanislas Alain, an 1890s surgeon. This interactive presentation will make you discover late Victorian medicine in a whole new light.

Location: Museum of Health Care, Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site (32 George Street)
Date & Time: Saturday September 26th, 2015 at 11:00am or 1:00pm (program runs 45min in length)
Cost: Free
Contact: For more information, contact Maxime Chouinard or 613-548-2419

“Prisoners or Patients?" Fellowship Lecture October 2015 Tuesday October 27, 2015 

“Prisoners or Patients?"

A Free Public Lecture by Madeleine McKay
Join 2015 Margaret Angus Research Fellow Madeleine McKay for a lecture exploring labour and "moral therapy" in Kingston's Penitentiary and Rockwood Asylum. 
No registration required. 
Location: Watson Hall Room 217, 49 Bader Lane, Queen's University
Date: Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: Free
Parking: Free evening parking on Queen's surface lots
Contact: Deanna Way or Jenny Stepa (613) 548-2419 or 

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