September
 
07-12, 2008
 
41st International Congress on the History of Medicine.
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Dear Colleagues and Friends:
In the name of the Organizing Committee for the 41st International Congress of History of Medicine, I am pleased to invite you to participate in it. The Congress richness and success will derive from our academic contributions. The background will be the beautiful urban landscape of Mexico City and Puebla. We hope to see you in México 2008.

Carlos Viesca

Site:
The Congress will take place at the Palacio de Medicina of the Facultad of Medicine at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, in México City; address Brasil 33, Centro, for the 7 to 9th september meetings, and at the Facultad de Medicine of the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Calle 13 Sur #2702, in Puebla, for the next days (10 to 12th).

Carlos Viesca

Important Dates:
31th March 2008
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts
15 st April 2008
Notification of Paper Acceptance
31st May 2008
Deadline for Early Registration
7 th September 2008
Registration 13:00 – 18:00
7th September 2008
Opening Ceremony 18:00 – 19:30
Welcome Reception 20:00 – 22:00
10th September 2008
Free Day Tour
12th September 2008
Gala Dinner 20:00 – 23:30

Main Themes:
Medicine in the American Continent
Medicine in the XXth century second half
Methodological proposals for research on History of Medicine
History of therapeutics
History of Medical Ethics
Varia

General Specifications:

We are glad to inform you some precisions about the important dates to observe for abstract submission to the Organizing Committee of the XLI International Congress of the History of Medicine.

For abstract submission, we change the deadline to the 31st march, 2008, due to the delay of the information. The abstracts will be sent by e-mail, in Word, 300 to 500 words, in New Times Roman 12. The e-mail address is cviesca@frontstage.org

The abstracts will be sent immediately to the Scientific Committee and you will have the acceptance letter in a two weeks time.

Once accepted, we pray you send us the complete text, not exceeding 10 pages, double spaced, with these same type and size of characters valid for the abstracts. The deadline will be 31st may, 2008. We need these texts to be able to have ready the proceedings book at the congress time.

Registration Form

Please mail no later than 31st May 2008 for early registration.
Fill separate forms for each Registrant with capital letters.
Send the forms to cviesca@frontstage.org

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Accompanying Person(s)

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 Inscription fees
Before may 31
After
Members of Society
200 €
300 €
Non-Members
250 €
350 €
Students*
100 €
150 €
Daily Registry
50 €
70 €
Accompanying Persons
50 €
80 €
*Students must certify status.

Participant’s registration fee includes:

  • Participation in the Scientific Sessions and Exhibitions
  • Congress Material (Congress Bag, Final Program, List of Participants)
  • Proceedings Book
  • Official Certificate of Attendance
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Reception at Mexico and Puebla
  • Coffee breaks

Non- Members:

Fee includes all of the items for members plus a year’s membership in the International Society for the History of Medicine that includes two issues of Vesalius, the society’s journal.

Accompanying person’s fee includes:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Reception at Mexico and Puebla
  • Coffee breaks

Methods of Payment This information will be available in some days.

Forms of presentation:
Magisterial Conferences, Plenary Sessions, Symposia, Paper Presentations and Posters.

Posters will be displayed throughout the Congress. Poster format: 75cm (width) x 100cm (length).
Poster Award will be presented to a select number of distinguished posters.

Guidelines For Presentation

Projection Center will be in service at the Congress Center for Power Point presentations preview and collections. Speakers are requested to use this facility before their presentations to make sure that their Power Point presentations are in the desired order and project clearly. Please, have your Power Point presentations in any Word for Windows programs, excepting Windows Vista, because we do not have possibilities to project it.

Speakers must bring their own slides to the Slide Center at least one hour before the beginning of the corresponding session. For the first morning session Power point presentations. Should be handed in the previous day (before 4 p.m.)

Committee of Honor:
Dr. José Narro Robles, Rector de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Mtro. Roberto Enrique Agüera Ibáñez, Rector de la Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla.
Dr. Enrique Luis Graue Wiechers, Director de la Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM.
Dr. Manuel Camacho Morales, Director de la Facultad de Medicina de la BUAP.
Committee Local Organizer:
Carlos Viesca, Presidente, Roberto Uribe Elías, Octavio Rivero Serrano, Andrés Aranda, Patricia Aceves Pastrana, Rosendo Briones Rojas, Rodolfo Cortés Riveroll, Analicia Hinojosa, Elsa Malvido, Xóchitl Martínez, Martín Molina, Rolando Neri Vela, Domingo Pérez González, Mariblanca Ramos de Viesca, Ana Cecilia Rodríguez de Romo, Martha Eugenia Rodríguez, Salvador Rosales de Gante, Gabino Sánchez, José Sanfilippo.
Scientific Committee Mexican:
Patricia Aceves Pastrana, Andrés Aranda Cruzalta, Rolando Neri Vela, Xóchitl Martínez Barbosa, Martha Eugenia Rodríguez Perez, Ana Cecilia Rodríguez de Romo, Gabino Sánchez Rosales, José Sanfilippo y Borras.

Scientific Committee International:
Alan Touwaide, Klaus Berodolt, Alain Fellouch, Gary Ferngre, John Pearn, Giorgio Zanchin,

Executive Comittee of the ISHM:
Athanasios Diamandopoulos, Presidente, Jean Pierre Tricot, Ex - presidente, Alain Touwaide, Secretario General, Gary Ferngren, Secretario General, Ricardo Cruz Coke, Vice-Presidente, Shiffra Shvartz, Vice-Presidente, Giorgio Zanchin, Vice-presidente, Joseph Honti, Vice-Presidente, Alfredo Musajo-Somma, Tesorero, Cynthia Pitcock, Tesorero, David Wright, Editor de Vesalius, Alain Lellouch, Editor de Vesalius, John Blair, Secretario de Redacción Vesalius.

Information: Departamento de Historia y Filosofía de la Medicina, Brasil 33, México, 06020, D.F., México.
E-mail: cviesca@frontstage.org
Tel. y fax: 00525555299741
www.facmed.unam.mx/eventos/congreso/cihm

Post Congress tours
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Information Mexico City: http://www.mexicocity.com.mx/mapa2.html
Information Puebla City: http://www.hotelpueblaplaza.com.mx/mapa53527.html

Hotels City of México :

Name
Category
Cost x Room
web Page
NH Centro Histórico
Five*
Simple $65.00 Dls + Imp
Double $65.00 Dls + Imp
Holiday Inn Centro Histórico
Five*
Simple $ 60.00 Dls + Imp.
Double $ 60.00 Dls + Imp.
Gran Hotel Ciudad de México
Five*
Simple $110.00 Dls
Double $110.00 Dls
Hotel Aristos
Five*
Simple o doble$410 pesos
Triple $610 pesos
Cuádruple $810
Tulip Inn
Four *
Simple $46.00 Dls
Double $55.00 Dls
Gillow
Four *
Simple $63.00 Dls
Doble $74.00 Dls
Catedral
Four *
Simple 63.00 Dls
Doble $74.00 Dls
Azores
Three*
Simple $30.00 Dls
Doble $30.00 Dls
Hostel
No/C
Hab. C/12 People
Cama $ 10.00 Dls p/p
Hab. C/8 Personnes
Cama $ 12.00 Dls p/p
*The reservations will have to be made in personal form, mentioning in each one of the hotels, the Congress the International of History of the Medicine.

Hotels City of Puebla

Name
Category
Cost x Room
web Page
NH Puebla
Five*
Simple $78 Dls + Imp
Double $78 Dls + Imp
Holiday Inn Centro Histórico
Five*
Simple $ 81.00 Dls
Double $ 81.00 Dls
Hotel Puebla Plaza
Four*
Simple $ 60.00 Dls
Double $ 70.00 Dls
Hotel del Portal
Four*
Simple $ 50.00 Dls
Double $ 60.00 Dls
Hotel Colonial
Three*
Simple $ 59.00 Dls
Double $ 69.00 Dls
*The reservations will have to be made in personal form, mentioning in each one of the hotels, the Congress the International of History of the Medicine.
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