News at Medicine - October 2009 - Examining the archival footprint

Examining the archival footprint
October 9, 2009

The Faculty of Medicine Founders’ Archive is celebrating its 10th anniversary Nov. 6 with an Archives Symposium, being held in partnership with the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives. The symposium is titled Examining the Archival Footprint: the Past and Future of Archives in Newfoundland and Labrador.


The symposium takes place in the main auditorium and main foyer of the Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre. An electronic version of the agenda is available at

Highlights of the day include a keynote speech by Dr. Daniel J. Caron, librarian and archivist of Canada. He will speak on archival work and the 21st century:  humanity and technology as new sources of diversity and complexity.

Another highlight is a talk from 12-1 p.m. by the Hon. Dr.  Max House. His talk is titled The story of Telemedicine in Newfoundland and Labrador: where do we go from here?

If you would like to attend this symposium, please reply by Oct. 23 at 709 777-6208 or 709-726-2867; or by e-mail  or

This symposium is supported by Library and Archives Canada, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Carr McLean, and the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives.