H-MedAnthro addresses the needs and concerns of medical anthropology graduate students, practicing anthropologists, scholars, and scholar activists who address issues of local, national and international health importance. This network and its accompanying web sites form the hub of an active research community and a storehouse for information supporting the endeavors of medical anthropologists and their colleagues in allied social science fields.
The Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology is pleased to welcome submissions for the 2014 STM Graduate Student Paper Prize. This prize is awarded annually for a paper that offers an innovative approach to issues in science, technology or medicine. These issues include:
Finding published work on this issue is sometimes hard becuse the people who DO it don't often WRITE about it. Patricia Richardson is a front line health services quality expert - she's spent a lot of time helping clincians to incorporate research findings and practice guidelines in their work, most specifically by shepherding them along as they invent their own alogrythms or clinical pathways in response to the recommendations of professional bodies and new scientific knowledge.