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Monday, May 16, 2016

Edinburgh University's Anatomical Museum has an app

Grisly medical museum opens to virtual world for first time

STV  May 16 2016

The Macabre artefacts from Scotland's medical history will be virtually on show for the first time.


http://stv.tv/news/east-central/1354232-grisly-medical-museum-opens-to-virtual-world-for-first-time/

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The 2016 Spurgeon Neel Award open for submissions


 The Army Medical Department Museum Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Spurgeon Neel Annual Award competition for a paper of 5,000 words or less that best exemplifies the history, legacy, and traditions of the Army Medical Department.

Named in honor of Major General (Retired) Spurgeon H. Neel, first Commanding General of Health Services Command (now U.S. Army Medical Command), the award competition is open to all federal employees, military and civilian, as well as nongovernmental civilian authors. More information about MG (Ret) Neel can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spurgeon_Neel.

The AMEDD Museum Foundation will present a special medallion award and a $500 monetary prize to the winner at a Foundation-sponsored event early in 2017. The winning submission will be published in the AMEDD Journal during 2017.

All manuscripts must be submitted to the AMEDD Museum Foundation by September 30, 2016. At the time of submission, a manuscript must be original work and not pending publication in any other periodical. It must conform to the Writing and Submission Guidance of the AMEDD Journal, and must relate to the history, legacy, and/or traditions of the Army Medical Department. Manuscripts will be reviewed and evaluated by a six-member board with representatives from the AMEDD Museum Foundation, the AMEDD Center of History and Heritage, and the AMEDD Journal. The winning manuscript will be selected and announced in December 2016.

Submit manuscripts to amedd.foundation@att.net.  Additional details concerning the Spurgeon Neel Annual Award may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Sue McMasters at the AMEDD Museum Foundation, 210-226-0265.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Archivist and curator jobs open at NMHM

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/432006800/
Job Title:  
ARCHIVIST

Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Defense Health Agency
Job Announcement Number:  NW61420-12-1647011K3344639D

SALARY RANGE:
$77,490.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 to Tuesday, March 15, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1420-12
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
12
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Silver Spring, MD View Map

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431610700/
Job Title:  STAFF CURATOR (COLLECTIONS)
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Defense Health Agency
Hiring Organization:  DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY
Job Announcement Number:  NW61015-14-1644127K3339517D

SALARY RANGE:
$108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Friday, March 4, 2016 to Friday, March 11, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1015-14
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
14
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Silver Spring, MD View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
Yes