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A resource for everyone interested in the History of Medicine

 


*CONGRESS ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11 JUNE 2021* – details here


*LATEST BLOG POST*

Pioneering cardiac surgery in Sheffield
Will Parker describes the work of a pioneer of cardiac surgery, Judson Chesterman. The first mitral valve replacement is generally credited to Nina Braunwald (1928-1992) in March 1960, the patient surviving for around 4 months ...
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*LATEST  BOOK REVIEW*  The Pioneering Life of Mary Wortley Montagu here


*LAUNCH*  Topics in the History of Medicine (THoM) – new BSHM journal online here


The British Society for the History of Medicine Biennial Congress

Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th September 2021

The University of Sheffield

Key themes will be the History of Medicine in the Workplace, Pandemics, Nursing and Innovation in Medical Engineering.

Abstract submissions on these themes and General Topics will be welcome.

For the latest information (31st May 2021) please go to our Congress 2021 page


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