Social Studies of Medicine

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Social Studies of Medicine

Location

Location

  • 3647 Peel Street, Room 207
  • Montreal QC H3A 1X1
  • Telephone: 514-398-6033
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/ssom

Core Courses

Core Courses

This Department contributes to the multidisciplinary core content offered during the Fundamentals of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD), Transition to Clinical Practice (TCP), and Clerkship components of the M.D.,C.M. program. More specifically:

  • INDS 426 – Basic Science, Medicine and Society

Electives

Electives

The Department offers a wide range of electives in aspects of the social sciences and humanities as they relate to medicine. See the Electives Program for elective opportunities.

Graduate Program

Graduate Program

Through the Department, graduate students can obtain:

  • M.A. in the History of Medicine
  • M.A. in Medical Anthropology
  • M.A. in Medical Sociology

The above degrees are acquired in programs administered jointly with the Departments of History, Anthropology, and Sociology in the Faculty of Arts. Consult the Faculty of Arts' Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies section for further information.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated May. 18, 2016) (disclaimer)

Social Studies of Medicine (SSMD) Faculty

Social Studies of Medicine (SSMD) Faculty

Chair
Alberto Cambrosio
Emeritus Professor
Margaret Lock; B.Sc.(Leeds), M.A., Ph.D.(Calif., Berk.) (Marjorie Bronfman Professor in Social Studies in Medicine)
Professors
Alberto Cambrosio; M.Env.(Sher.), Ph.D.(Montr.)
Thomas Schlich; M.D.(Marburg), Ph.D.(Freiburg) (James McGill Professor)
Andrea Tone; B.A.(Qu.), M.A., Ph.D.(Emory) (Canada Research Chair in the Social History of Medicine)
George Weisz; M.A., Ph.D.(SUNY), Dr. 3rd Cy.(Paris V) (Cotton-Hannah Professor of the History of Medicine)
Allan Young; M.A.(Wash.), B.A., Ph.D.(Penn.) (Marjorie Bronfman Professor in Social Studies in Medicine)
Associate Professors
Jennifer Fishman; M.A.(Calif., Irvine), Ph.D.(Calif.-San Francisco) (Biomedical Ethics Unit)
Jonathan Kimmelman; M.A., Ph.D.(Yale) (Biomedical Ethics Unit)
Nicholas King; M.A., Ph.D.(Harv.) (Biomedical Ethics Unit)
Tobias Rees; M.A.(Tübingen), Ph.D.(Calif., Berk.)
Faith Wallis; M.A., M.L.S.(McG.), Ph.D.(Tor.)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2016-2017 (last updated Mar. 1, 2016) (disclaimer)
Faculty of Medicine—2016-2017 (last updated May. 18, 2016) (disclaimer)