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Book Review

Book Review

You may remember Alex Barris. He was a journalist (had the Barris Beat column for the Toronto Star) and he was a panel participant in the old TV series Front Page Challenge, as well as being an actor. Well, his son Ted Barris is also a journalist & has written a new book, recently on the market, called Rush To Danger. His father was a US Medic during WW2 and was at the Battle of the Bulge among other things. Ted’s book honours...

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Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Canada’s Aviation Medicine Pioneers /Les pionniers de la médecine aéronautique au Canada

Le texte en français suit That according to Peter Allen, a former commercial airline pilot who wrote a paper on the early years of Canadian aviation medicine for the Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal (CAHS), much of the credit for getting Banting involved belongs to Major A. A. James of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, who had spent a year studying the state of aviation medicine in other countries. “Realizing that...

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Surgeon General’s Message / Message du médecin général

Surgeon General’s Message / Message du médecin général

Message bilingue/Bilingual message Many of you will have seen the recent announcement that Cmdre Patterson will be taking command of the CF H Svcs Gp and BGen Bilodeau will be assuming the Surgeon General responsibilities upon my retirement this summer.  Congratulations to both of them! This evolution presents a great opportunity to demonstrate the benefits of a shared leadership model at the highest level of CF H Svcs Gp.  This will also...

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2019 RCMSA Coin/Madallion de l’ASSRC

2019 RCMSA Coin/Madallion de l’ASSRC

Le texte en français suit The 2019 RCMSA  Commemorative Coin honours all members of Canada’s military medical services, past and present, for their contribution to the Canadian Armed Forces and their service to Canada. This magnificent coin can be yours for a minimum $20.00 donation. Texte en français commence La pièce commémorative 2019 de l’ASSRC rend hommage à tous les membres des services médicaux militaires du Canada, passés et...

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RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

RCMS Trivia / Trivia du SSRC

  The first CFHSTC Honorary Colonel was a member of the British Trans Arctic Expedition in 1968-69   Click here  to learn more   Le premier colonel honoraire du CTSHFC a été membre de l’expédition transarctique britannique en 1968-1969.   Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus       The origin of the motto of the Royal Canadian Medical Services / L’origine de la devise du Service de santé  royal...

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