LAMPHHS Annual Meeting in Kansas City, May 8-9

For the third time since the founding of ALHHS in 1976, Kansas City is delighted to host the LAMPHHS annual meeting on May 8-9, 2024.

Getting it Done: Real World Problem Solving in Museums, Libraries, and Archives
Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences (LAMPHHS) invite you to attend its annual in-person meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2024, to be held in Kansas City, MO. (dinner May 8). This meeting will be live streamed. A virtual half-day meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, May 23, 2024 

The 2024 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting Program is now available!

For full details, see the 2024 Annual Meeting page here. The AAHM Annual Meeting will be taking place from May 9-12, 2024.

Register for the conference, individual tours, and events here. The local arrangements committee will provide group Uber transportation to Linda Hall Library, the Toy & Miniature Museum, and the Clendening Library. Please reserve a spot on the those tours and note that transportation is a separate purchase.

Conference Hotel

The official conference hotel is the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, 1 East Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108. It is located in Crown Center, a shopping and entertainment district adjacent to the KC Streetcar, National World War I Memorial, Union Station, and Crossroads Arts District.

Rooms are available from May 8-May 11 at $179 per night plus tax. Please call (816) 474-4400 (press 1, then ask to speak to an associate). Tell the associate that you are booking through the American Association for the History of Medicine room block. Be aware that the cut off for the special rate for the hotel is April 8.

Conference and Events Details

The meeting sessions will take place in the Health Education Building (HEB) at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Transportation from the Westin to the HEB will be provided via shuttle bus.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the meeting attendees on Thursday. Please note any dietary restrictions when you register, and look out for a meal selection survey with your registration confirmation email.

The Wednesday evening dinner reception will be held at Lidia’s Kansas City. Please note that this venue can accommodate up to 85 people.

Tours before and after the meeting include:

*Please note: the Linda Hall Library and Clendening Library tours are free, but have limited number of space. Please indicate if you would like to attend either of these under the “Meeting Registration” section of the shop. If you will need transportation for either, please purchase the appropriate product in the Shop.

If you have any questions, please contact the LAMPHHS 2024 Program Committee

LAMPHHS 2024 Program Committee

Paula Summerly, Chair
Old Red Medical Museum, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Contact

Amanda L. Mahoney
Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University, Contact

Sheridan Sayles
Nathan Cummings Center Library, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Contact

Susan Sacharski
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Contact

Gabrielle Barr
Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum, Contact

LAMPHHS 2024 Local Arrangement Committee

Jamie Rees, Co-chair
University of Kansas Medical Center, Contact

Alex Welborn, Co-chair
University of Kansas Medical Center, Contact

Emma Malinee
University of Kansas Medical Center, Contact

Carrie Meyer
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Contact

Angela He
Washington University in St. Louis, Contact

Sarah Bush
Washington University in St. Louis, Contact

Elisabeth Brander
Washington University in St. Louis, Contact

Scheduled Meetings of AAHM

(LAMPHHS typically meets on Wednesday afternoon/evening and Thursday of that week):
2024 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting, May 8-9 (Kansas City)
2025 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting (Location to be determined)

Previous Meetings

View programs and other details of previous meetings of LAMPHHS (and its predecessor organizations ALHHS and MeMA) dating back to 2014. For older meetings, consult summer issues of the Watermark.