SAHMS Twelfth Annual Meeting
March 5-6, 2010, Louisville, KY
Call for Abstracts
The Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS)
invites paper proposals for its twelfth annual meeting on March 5-6,
2010 in Louisville, KY, co-sponsored by the University of Louisville
School of Medicine and the Innominate Society.
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 of panels of several papers on a particular
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. All participants are responsible for their own travel expenses
and must pay registration costs in advance of the meeting. There are
student travel awards each year, for more information on applications
for this competitive award, please see information on the SAHMS website.
Electronic submissions as email attachments in MS Word or other readily
supportable formats are required. Submit a one-page abstract of the
paper that includes the headings: Purpose of study, Rationale and
significance, Description of methodology, Identification of major
primary and secondary sources, and Findings and conclusions. Abstracts
will be selected on the basis of merit. Proposals must also include
three learning objectives for the presentation. Include a one-page CV
and cover sheet (found on the website) for each presenter. Proposals
should be submitted no later than September 30, 2009. All attendees must
register in advance of the meeting. Please send paper proposals to:
Mary E. Gibson, PhD, RN at [email protected].
Checklist for proposal submission:
Cover sheet (from website)
One page abstract including name, contact information and affiliation.
Three learning objectives
One page CV
For more information, please go to: http://www.SAHMS.net.