LAMPHHS (Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences) 2022 Annual Meeting


LAMPHHS 2022 Annual Meeting

Save the Dates for LAMPHHS2022: April 20th and 21st

The LAMPHHS 2022 Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 21 in Saratoga Springs, New York. The meeting site, program, and activities are in development. The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) annual meeting is scheduled from Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24 at Saratoga Springs City Center and the adjacent Hilton Hotel.

2022 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences (LAMPHHS) invites you to submit a proposal for its annual meeting, to be held in Saratoga Springs, New York, April 20-21, 2022. We welcome all proposals, but we are especially interested in hearing about how a recent project fostered a renewed commitment to your career working with historical health sciences collections.

Session Formats: The Program Committee encourages submission of proposals that may include, but are not limited to, the following formats:

  • Individual Presentations: Speakers should expect to give a presentation of no more than 15 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Individual papers will be combined into panels.
  • Panel Discussion: Open session with a panel of 3 to 4 individuals informally discussing a variety of theories or perspectives on a common topic. Please confirm participation with all panelists before submitting the panel proposal.
  • Traditional: Open session with two to three fully prepared papers of fifteen (15) minutes each and a comment and discussion period after the presentations.
  • Special Focus Session: 60-minute session designed to highlight innovative archives or museum programs, new techniques, and research projects. Audience participation is encouraged.

NOTE: Panels and sessions are limited to 60 minutes: 12-15 minutes for each panelist + 12-15 minutes for Q&A.

Please submit your proposal via this submission form:

The deadline for submitting session proposals is Friday, February 4, 2022.

This will be a hybrid conference. Please note if you plan to present virtually or in person.

You must be a LAMPHHS member to submit a proposal. Not a member? Join for only $15.00 at LAMPHHS Membership.

If you have any questions please email Dan Cavanaugh, Program Committee Chair, at: dmc7be AT


LAMPHHS 2022 Program Committee

  • Dan Cavanaugh, Chair   (dmc7be AT; Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia)
  • Nancy Dupre Barnes   (ndbarnes AT; Independent Consultant)
  • Brooke Fox   (foxeb AT; Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina)
  • Brooke Guthrie   (brooke.guthrie AT; David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)


LAMPHHS 2022 Local Arrangements Committee

  • Elise DeAndrea (she/her), Chair   (deandree AT; Archives & Special Collections, Health Sciences Library, SUNY Upstate Medical University)
  • Cara Howe (she/her)   (howec AT; Archives & Special Collections, Health Sciences Library, SUNY Upstate Medical University)
  • Nicole Topich (she/her)   (nrt4001 AT; Oskar Diethelm Library, DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine)
  • Gabrielle Barr, Technology Subcommittee   (barrgabrielle8 AT; Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum)
  • Alison Lotto, Technology Subcommittee   ( AT; Austen Riggs Center)
  • Russell Johnson, Advisor   (rjohnson AT; History and Special Collections for Medicine and the Sciences, Library Special Collections, UCLA)
  • Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, Advisor   (micaela.sullivan-fowler AT; Ebling Library for the Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin)


Greetings from the Local Arrangements Committee (9 August 2021):

Hello Everyone! I'm Elise DeAndrea and I'll be chairing our LAC for the Spring 2022 LAMPHHS meeting in Saratoga Springs. I am the Assistant Archivist in our Health Sciences Library at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. I have been a member of LAMPHHS since 2020 and this will be my first meeting. Cara Howe, who is Assistant Director for Archives & Special Collections at Upstate, will also be on the LAC committee. Feel free to reach out to us with questions or input on local arrangements for Saratoga!


Scheduled Meetings of AAHM (LAMPHHS typically meets on Wednesday afternoon/evening and Thursday of that week):
  • AAHM 2022:  Saratoga Springs, New York (April 21-24)
  • AAHM 2023:  Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • AAHM 2024:  Kansas City, Kansas

2021 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting (Online/Remote meeting)
2020 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting (actual Online/Remote meeting)
2020 LAMPHHS Annual Meeting (Ann Arbor, Michigan) (older/replaced version)
2019 ALHHS/MeMA Annual Meeting (Columbus, Ohio)
2018 ALHHS/MeMA Annual Meeting (Los Angeles, California)
2017 ALHHS/MeMA Annual Meeting (Nashville, Tennessee)
2016 ALHHS/MeMA Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
2015 ALHHS/MeMA Annual Meeting (New Haven, Connecticut)
2014 ALHHS Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
2013 ALHHS Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
ALHHS Blue Book (Guidelines for Organizers of ALHHS Annual Meetings, 2008 edition)


Librarians, Archivists, and Museum Professionals in the History of the Health Sciences: 2022 Annual Meeting
Last updated 26 October 2021