AIHP To Host 2019 International Congress for the History of Pharmacy

44th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy logoAIHP is pleased to announce that it will be the host organization for the 44th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy. The Congress will be held in Washington, D.C., from September 5-September 8, 2019.

Learn more at the Congress website:

The Program Committee for the 44th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy is currently soliciting proposals for oral presentations and poster presentations. Attendees are invited to submit abstracts on topics pertaining to “The Pharmacist and Quality Medicines,” including the training, practice and regulation of pharmacists or the social, scientific, technological, or economic aspects of pharmaceuticals and the pharmaceutical industry.

Abstracts, not exceeding 500 words, must be submitted online at the Congress’ website. The deadline for oral presentation submissions is 1 April 2019 and the deadline for poster presentation submissions is 1 May 2019.

The Capital Hilton in downtown Washington will be the official hotel of the Congress. Please watch this video to learn more about the Capital Hilton.

The International Congress is the biennial meeting of the International Society for the History of Pharmacy (ISHP), an international body comprised of pharmacy history societies from 28 countries. ISHP’s member societies, including AIHP, promote scholarly research and writing about the history of pharmacy. The Congress serves as a forum for research presentations and discussions about the history of pharmacy in an international context. The International Society was last held in the United States in 1983.

The 2019 International Congress is underwritten by a generous grant from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP).

Please stay tuned for further developments and more information!

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AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.

Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):

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