The 40th Congress of the International Society for the History of Medicine (ISHM) in 2006 will be hosted by The Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Society for History of Medicine.

Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and modern medicine in its broadest sense, included history of medical education and of social medicine. Scholars from all areas and disciplines are welcome.

See the website at http://www.ishm2006.hu

Main Topics – History of medical education and medical schools – History of education of pharmacy at medical universities – History of social medicine – Influence of Hungary and of Central Europe upon the development of medicine – Varia