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2014 Conference - St. Louis, Missouri

The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) will hold its sixteenth annual meeting from February 27-March 1, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The conference will be held at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/STLBVHF-SAH-20140224/index.jhtml. SAHMS registrants room rates are set at $139.00 per night. Please identify yourself as a SAHMS attendee to get the conference rate. The booking number is (877) 845-7354.

Register NOW to get the early bird rate before February 7. It’s a two-step process: 1) fill out the registration form here: https://www.uab.edu/lister/sahmsrf; 2) proceed to the Pay Pal account – through links in the email body that you’ll receive in the reply. Pay by check option is available as well. Please make the check out for the total amount to SAHMS and send it to the attention of Bob Zebroski, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 4588 Parkview Place, St. Louis, Missouri 63110. Please note: Registration is not complete and confirmed until check or Pay Pal payment is received. Thanks.

Preliminary Conference Program

 

Call for Papers

SAHMS Sixteenth Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri
 
The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS) invites paper proposals for its sixteenth annual meeting on February 27- March 1, 2014, in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Submission instructions below.
 
SAHMS welcomes papers on the history of medicine and science, broadly construed to encompass historical, literary, anthropological, philosophical and sociological approaches to health care and science including race, disabilities and gender studies. Participants may propose individual papers or panels of several papers on a particular theme. Each presenter is limited to 20 minutes, with additional time for questions and discussion. Please do not submit papers that have already been published, presented or scheduled for presentation at another meeting. Abstracts of 250 words or less must be uploaded from the online form. Abstracts should consist of name, short title, thesis and methods (250 words) along with a short list of sources (not part of the overall word count) all in one file. SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS PAST.

All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses and must pay registration costs in advance of the meeting. Student travel awards are available each year; click here for the guidelines. Students MUST follow these guidelines to be considered. Students must apply AT THE TIME OF PAPER SUBMISSION. Guidelines are retained for reference only; application period has concluded. For further information about the program or SAHMS please contact the Program Chair, Michael A. Flannery: flannery@uab.edu
    
Deadline: October 18, 2013.

 

2015 Conference - Jackson, Mississippi

The seventeenth annual SAHMS conference, 2015 will be in Jackson Mississippi, co-hosted by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Mississippi State Medical Association.