Medical Humanities in the Middle East

Nov 17 - Nov 18, 2018


Posters Accepted Until October 30, 2018

The deadline for oral presentations has passed; however, you may submit an abstract for a poster presentation until October 1, 2018 or register as an attendee until October 8, 2018. Please email a 350 word blinded abstract and 100 word biography to: Professor Alan S. Weber, Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar,  

  1. 350 word abstract in an editable file format (.doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf)
  2. include your name, position, contact email, and affiliation (identifiers will be removed for peer review)
  3. 100 word biography
  4. please use the following subject line in the email: “MHM Submission”



Qualitative and quantitative research, case studies, country reports, full sessions, thought papers, and theoretical papers are welcome. The conference language is English. Laptop and projector will be available for presentation. Full details on poster preparation will be posted shortly. All abstracts will be blind peer reviewed and published in the program. Selected papers will be invited to an edited volume.

Important Dates

Poster Submission: 30 October 2018
Notification of Acceptance: 5 October 2018
Registration and Payment Deadline: 30 October 2018
Pre-conference Workshops: 16 November 2018
Conference: 17-18 November 2018

Fees and Registration

The Conference fee is 250.00 USD payable by credit card on the Registration site. The fee provides access to all events, coffee breaks, 2 lunches, published abstract booklet, gift bag, and a conference dinner. Participants are expected to arrange their own air travel, visas, and hotel. The Sheraton Doha can assist with travel visas for an extra fee (allow 5 business days for processing). Most nationalities can travel to Qatar visa-free or with a free online Electronic Travel Authorization. Special hotel rates are available on the Travel Page, and participants are free to make alternate arrangements.