Invitation letter

Invitation and Welcome Letter

It is our privilege and a great pleasure for us to invite you all from the Nordic and Baltic countries to Uppsala, Sweden, to take part in the XXVIth Nordic Medical History Congress from May 31 until June 3, 2017.

The congress will take place in the center of the old university town of Uppsala, close to the University building, the University museum Gustavianum, the University library Carolina Rediviva, the Cathedral, and the Castle of Uppsala.

We are preparing a scientific program with excellent key-note speakers in plenary lectures, with stimulating seminars, and the possibility to participate with own papers and posters according to the following themes.

  1. Pioneers in Medicine
  2. Psychiatry
  3. Genetics
  4. Medical Artifacts
  5. Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  6. Varia

Important dates

Registration for the congress and submission of abstracts for paper or poster presentations will take place from September 2016, until the 1st of February, 2017.

We will also welcome you together with accompanying persons to:

– An Evening in the Linnaeus Garden
– A Reception at the Uppsala Castle
– A Congress dinner
– A visit to the University library Carolina Rediviva
– An Excursion to Sätra Brunn and Härkeberga church

Looking forward to seeing you in Uppsala, Sweden

Lars Oreland and Eva Ahlsten
for the Organizing Committee and the Association of Medical History in Uppsala