Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize

The Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) Book Prize of £1,000 is awarded annually each September to the author(s) or editor(s) of the book making the most significant contribution to medical sociology/sociology of health and illness and having been published over the three years preceding 1st January of the year in which the award is made.

2018 Nominations

The Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) Book Prize is now accepting nominations for the 2018 award.  Please consult the FSHI Book Prize Rules before making nominations.  Nominations must be submitted using the FSHI Nomination Form.  Nominations and four copies of the nominated books must be received in the BSA Office by Friday, 25 May 2018.

2017 Winner

CyberGenetics: Health Genetics and New Media cover image

We are delighted to announce that Anna Harris, Sarah Kelly and Sally Wyatt won the FSHI Book Prize 2017 for CyberGenetics: Health Genetics and New Media (Routledge, 2016). Congratulations!


Previous Winners