Pearce Fellowship in the History of Medicine

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June 1, 2019
Kansas, United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities

The Eugene W. J. Pearce, M.D., and Lunetta A. Pearce, M.D., Fellowship in the History of Medicine

The Clendening History of Medicine Library and the Archives at the University of Kansas Medical Center invite applications for the Eugene W. J. Pearce, MD and Lunetta A. Pearce, MD Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2019. Interested scholars whose research topics are well-suited to the varied collections housed in the library and archives are encouraged to apply. The library offers outstanding primary sources from the 15th century to the present, with strengths in anatomy, hematology, pathology, and orthopedics as well as an extensive collection of secondary sources. The archives offer a broad array of documents related to the institutional and administrative history of the medical center as well as local, regional, and Kansas medicine. The archives also house the spinal and orthopedic collections, including notebooks and correspondence of surgical innovators Paul Harrington and Marc Asher.

Research fellows are encouraged to participate in a dynamic intellectual community alongside scholars from nearby libraries and universities, including the Linda Hall Library of Science and Technology (LHL), the University of Kansas (KU), the Spencer Research Library at KU, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

Fellowship stipends are $750 per week and can last from 1 to 4 weeks.

All application materials are due no later than 1 June, 2019. Please visit the fellowship page for further details: 

Please direct all inquiries and submissions to:

Ryan Fagan, PhD

Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center

3901 Rainbow Boulevard (MS 1025)

Kansas City, KS 66160-7311

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