We are working to formalize this organization into a 501(3)c. Once that  process is complete, we will begin offering memberships at various  levels to the Health Humanities Consortium.

Dues will support the hosting institution for spring conferences; conference registration for students; and awards for student conference presentation

  • Full Member
    • Pays annual (January 1-December 31) dues of $100
    • Members get a reduced registration rate for the annual meeting
    • Receive reduced on-line subscription rate for Journal of Medical Humanities**
    • Invitation to attend annual general membership business meeting
    • Members have a voting rights on issues presented before the membership
    • Members can serve on the Steering Committee
    • Encouraged to give gift memberships for those who need assistance
      • $100 for members
      • $25 for students, residents, fellows, and postdocs
  • Affiliate Member
    • Registers with the HHC
    • Does not pay annual dues
    • Invitation to attend annual general membership business meeting
    • May attend annual meeting
  • Non-Member
    • A person who attends or presents at the annual meeting
    • Does not register, does not pay dues
    • Receives no benefits, voting rights, discounts; cannot attend business meeting
  • Institutional Member
    • $1000 for partnership
    • Partners receive two complementary memberships at annual meeting
      • 1 for a faculty member
      • 1 for a student
    • Partners are listed as such on the HHC website)

We will announce here and on the HealthHum list serv when we are accepting memberships.


Effective with the 2017 volume-year (Volume 38, 4 issues), the special member rate is $60.00 (sixty U.S. dollars) for e-only access to the current volume-year for members who choose to subscribe (i.e., “voluntary”).   Note members must be individual persons, not organizations (for example, not corporations, institutions, agencies, institutes).  This special member rate will remain the same for the 2018 volume-year and for the 2019-2021 volume-years (inclusive).

Members who wish to subscribe to Journal of Medical Humanities should contact the Springer Customer Service Center and be sure to state he/she is a Health Humanities Consortium member:

Worldwide e-mail:

For Americas:
Springer Journal Fulfillment
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New York, NY 10013

Tel. 1-800-SPRINGER (1-800-777-4643) for North America
Tel. 212-460-1500 for South and Central America and Caribbean

For outside the Americas:
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Tel. +49-6221-345-4303