Society for Social Medicine

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This is the logo of the Society for Social Medicine

The Society for Social Medicine (SSM[1]) is the primary organization for researchers in social, community, and public health in the UK and Ireland, founded in London in 1956.

Aim[edit]

The main aim of the society is to engage research, development and training in a range of segments such as epidemiology, medical and healthcare for prevention of diseases.[1]

Objectives[edit]

  • To advance knowledge for population health.[1]

Membership[edit]

Membership is open to individuals anyone who is interested in the society's aims. There is a nomination process whereby prospective members are put forward for consideration by current members. Applicants who do not any current members can also apply however and their application will be considered.[1]

Meetings[edit]

The Society holds an Annual Scientific Meeting each year in the British Isles. The conference proceedings and abstracts are published in a special supplement of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "About us". SSM website. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Meetings". SSM website. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

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