Welcome to the Website of the British Society for the History Of Medicine.The British Society for the History of Medicine was formed in 1965, by representatives of the Section of the History of Medicine of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London, The Scottish Society for the History of Medicine and the Osler Club of London. It now has a significant number of affiliated societies.
Its objectives are to hold a biennial Congress, to arrange the biennial Poynter lecture (on alternate years with the Congress), to represent the United Kingdom in the affairs of the International Society for the History of Medicine and to encourage study, teaching and research in medical history.
25th Congress - 28th to 31st August 2013 - Canterbury
|Registrations and Abstracts for Canterbury 2013 are now being accepted - see below|
The 25th Congress of The British Society for the History of Medicine will take place at Canterbury Lodge, in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral from 28th to 31st August 2013 in association with the International Society for the History of Radiology and the British Society for the History of Radiology.
Registration is now open for the Congress
< < 2013 Congress Registration - click here > >
For details of the Congress programme
< < 2013 Congress Programme - click here > >
Abstract Submission is now closed.
For details of the venue, and accommodation information
< < 2013 Congress Accommodation - click here > >
The links are also available from the Congresses menu on the left.