The Pieter van Foreest Student Prize

The Pieter van Foreest prize is awarded to the (PhD) student with the best paper on any medical history topic presented at the biennal EAHMH conference. The prize commemorates Pieter van Foreest, the ‘Dutch Hippocrates’, also known as a keen medical observer. The prize (EUR 500) will be awarded during the General Assembly on the final day of the conference.

To be eligible, students have to be paying members of the EAHMH.  Those wishing to be considered for the prize should include an informal application when submitting their abstracts.  Applicants should include their university, department and name of their supervisor.  The application and abstract should be sent to .

Student prize competition entrants will be grouped together in special sessions at the conference.  The Scientific Board of the EAHMH will act as jury.

Granted through the generous support of the Dutch foundation Stichting Historia Medicinae.

Students have to apply for the bursary before June 30th.