Civil War Medicine Conference
Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine
October 9-11, 2015
“One of the best conferences that I have ever attended. Well-organized, well-run
and effective. This was a very worthwhile conference that reflects positively
upon the museum and its personnel. Thank you for a wonderful experience.”
2012 Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Attendee
Call for Papers & Date Change
The Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine will be held October 9-11, 2015 in Frederick, MD. The Conference features lectures and scholarly research on topics relating to Civil War Medicine. This year the Conference will feature a tour of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and a hospital tour of downtown Frederick. We invite you to save the date, to attend and to submit proposals for lectures.
For the first time, the 8th Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award dinner will be held the same week and will be the official kick off of the 23rd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine on October 8, 2015. It will give attendees of the Conference an opportunity to attend this very special dinner which honors those who toil endlessly to advance modern medical care and conditions for our fighting troops, wounded warriors and civilian population. One organization and one individual will receive the Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award, in recognition of keeping the spirit of Major Jonathan Letterman alive.
The Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine will now be held on October 9-11, 2015, and the Eighth Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award dinner will be held on October 8th, 2015, at 6:00 pm at the Bethesda North Marriott.
For more information on the Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine, contact Thomas Frezza at Tom.Frezza@civilwarmed.org or call 301-695-1864 (ex. 1011) or April Dietrich at Letterman@civilwarmed.org , or call 301-695-1864, ex. 1009.
23rd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine
Call for Papers
Individuals are invited to submit lecture proposals for the NMCWM’s Conference on Civil War Medicine, which will now be held October 9-11, 2015. All proposals should be one to five pages in length, typed and double-spaced, and must be accompanied by a bibliography.
2. Speaker’s full name
3. A short biographical sketch (including professional and academic affiliations)
4. Mailing address
5. Email address
6. Telephone number
7. Brief statement as to why the topic is particularly appropriate for this forum
Presentations should be limited to 45 minutes, followed by a ten-minute question and answer period. All presentations must be in a PowerPoint format and supplied on a usb flash drive.
Deadline for submission is April 1, 2015. Proposals should be sent to:
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Attention Conference Program Committee
P.O. Box 470
Frederick, MD 21705
All proposals will be considered, but the submission of a proposal does not guarantee an invitation to speak. Speakers who are chosen will have their conference admission fee waived.
For more information, contact Thomas Frezza at Tom.Frezza@civilwarmed.org or call 301-695-1864 (ex. 1011).
Civil War Medicine…it’s not what you think!
Come learn the facts at the Twenty-third Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 9-11, 2015, in Frederick, MD. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has assembled an impressive panel of prominent historians, authors, and medical professionals speaking on a wide variety of topics relating to Civil War medicine.
Highlights of the conference include seven unique lectures all three days, a Saturday tour of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and a bus tour of the hospital sites in Frederick, MD.
Conference attire is casual.
Conference Lecture Schedule
Official Conference Hotel Information
Photos from the 2012 Civil War Medicine Conference