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Le texte en français suit Applications are now being accepted for the Royal Canadian Medical Service Association Educational Bursary.  The award for the 2019/20 academic year will be $1,000.00. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 30 July 2019.     Educational Bursary Eligibility  2019/20 Application Form  Selection Criteria Texte en français commence   Les demandes sont maintenant acceptées pour la bourse d’éducation de...

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2019 Coin / Pièce 2019

2019 Coin / Pièce 2019

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Congratulations/ Félicitations

Congratulations/ Félicitations

The RCMSA congratulations Major General Andrew Downes on promotion to his current rank/L’ASSRC félicite le major-général Andrew Downes pour sa promotion à son grade actuel

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Fingertip Facts/Bon a savoir

Fingertip Facts/Bon a savoir

Learn about the evolution of Canada’s military medical services.

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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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Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Le texte en français suit   NOTE: This is a repeat of an article published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery, Vol 61, No 5. 2018.   Message in a bottle: the discovery of a young Medical Officer’s map from the 1917 Battle of Hill 70.  The map, entitled Loos 36° NW 3’ was drawn by 24-year-old Captain Alexander Edward MacDonald in fall 1917 and was found in his old surgery textbook.  MacDonald’s map depicts the positions of the Canadian...

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