Susan Lamb

Associate Professor, Department of Innovation in Medical Education, University of Ottawa (Status-Only)


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

- the history of medicine, across time and its diverse subject matter.  Research includes work on the historical development of university medicine and medical education, anatomy and pathology, psychiatry, nursing, and global health and disease


Books Edited

2022. Transforming Medical Education: Historical Case Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Belonging. Ed. Delia Gavrus and Susan Lamb. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Refereed Chapters In Books

Lamb, Susan. 2022 "Jacalyn Duffin: A Scandalously Celebratory Essay on Her Scholarship". In Transforming Medical Education: Historical Case Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Belonging in Honour of Jacalyn Duffin, 496-523. McGill-Queen's University Press.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lamb, Susan. 2022 "History’s Toolbox in Health Professions Education: One Skill-Based Session on Social Determinants of Health". History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 78 (1): 20-33.

Holly, Shamy, Michel, *Hashmi, Syeda, Dewar, Bryan, Lamb, Susan, Kyeremanteng, Kwadwo and Dyason, Claire. 2022 "“Everything has been tried and his heart can't recover…”: A Descriptive Review of “Do Everything!” in the Archives of Ontario Consent and Capacity Board". BMC Med Ethics 23 (1).

Girouard, Kim and Lamb, Susan. 2021 "Scientific Medicine in the Time of Cholera: the Johns Hopkins Ethos and US Friendly Power in North China, 1919". European Journal for the History of Medicine and Health 78 (1): 1-23.

Faris, H., Dewar, B., Dyason, C., Dick, D., Mathewson, A., Lamb, S. and Shamy, M. 2021 "Goods, Causes and Intentions: Problems with Applying the Doctrine of Double Effect to Palliative Sedation". BMC Med Ethics 22: 141.