Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996
From:Linda Grant De Pauw, H-MINERVA
H-NET List for Discussion of Women & the Military and Women in War
Subject: CFP: Anesthesia History Association

AHA97 Call for Abstracts


The Anesthesia History Association's fifth annual Spring Meeting will be held April 3, 1997, at the Woodlands Inn, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.


The opening plenary address will be delivered by Audrey C. Shafer, M.D., Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of "Metaphor and Anesthesia" (_Anesthesiology_ 83:1331-1342, 1995).

Abstracts for twenty-minute papers are invited on historical aspects of anesthesia, critical care medicine and pain management. Abstracts on medical humanities and/or ethical topics that relate to the history of one or more of those broad areas are also invited.

Abstracts should be no longer than one 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of paper. If possible, abstracts should indicate the research problem, sources used, methodological approach and may contain no more than ten references.


Abstracts may be submitted by mail, fax or electronic mail (in plain text format). Disc submission in DOS-compatible form is also permitted. Abstracts submitted in electronic format may be made available to registrants in advance of the meeting and at various Internet sites as chosen by the Organizing Committee. ALL accepted abstracts will be included in the abstract book distributed to meeting registrants.

Individuals who wish to organize a paper session around a theme should contact the committee.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION of all abstracts is 31 January 1997.

Address inquiries and abstracts to:

A.J. Wright, MLS, Chair
AHA97 Spring Meeting Organizing Committee Department of Anesthesiology Library
University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, JT965
Birmingham AL 35233-6810

205/975-5114, ext. 304 (voice)
205/975-5963 (fax) -OR-

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