ZNANSTVENI SKUPOVI RIJEKA I RIJEČANI U MEDICINSKOJ POVJESNICI 2000. – 2016.
This paper presents the form and content of the sixteen scientific conferences “Rijeka and its Citizens in Medical History” (“Rijeka i Riječani u medicinskoj povjesnici”) which were held in the period between 2000 and 2016 according to the archive data of the conference organizer Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture. It presents data about the beginning of science convention, some its organisational features and the number of participants. A total of 315 presentations, whose abstracts were published in individual conference’s abstract books, were given at the sixteen conventions by 463 participants from Croatia and abroad. It is emphasized that the great number of the papers printed in extenso are published in the journal AMHA – Acta medico-historica Adriatica. Summarised quantity data on the number of presented papers, number of presenters and number of co-authored papers are given. Finally, a review of the significance of this convention within the regional, national and international aspect is given.
Keywords: “Rijeka and Its Citizens in Medical History”; Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture; history of medicine; scientific conference; Rijeka; Croatia.