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

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