American Association for the History of Medicine

Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.

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Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Fall 2015 Special Issue: Communicating Reproduction with guest editors Nick Hopwood, Peter Murray Jones, Lauren Kassell, and Jim Secord

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Calls for Papers: Medica: The Society for the Study of Health in the Middle Ages

Medica: The Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages is seeking proposals for our two sessions exploring the material culture of healing at the upcoming meeting of the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan from May 11-14, 2017. We are also seeking a participant for a roundtable session on […]

Calls for Papers: Session on Black Death at International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 11-14, 2017

“Before and After 1348:  Prelude and Consequences of the Black Death,” organized by Monica Green, email: monica.green@asu.edu. Abstract:  The “new paradigm” of Black Death studies has adopted the findings of recent paleogenetics and evolutionary understandings of Yersinia pestis‘s late medieval genetic diversification to see the Black Death as a much broader epidemiological phenomenon than previously realized. […]

Calls for Papers: Points of View on Swine Flue: What was the 2009 Pandemic?

POINTS OF VIEW ON SWINE FLU  WHAT WAS THE 2009 PANDEMIC? Kristian Bjørkdahl & Benedicte Carlsen (eds) Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, Bergen In 2009, a pandemic attacked the world, for the first time in over 40 years. Or did it? The status of the so-called swine flu – A(H1N1) – in the popular imagination […]

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