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.
We are excited to announce the second Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences article prize. This prize is awarded biennially for the best article published in the journal during the previous two years by an early career scholar. In 2015 the prize was won by Andrea Sullivan-Clarke for ‘On the Causal […]
Critical Studies of Citizen Science in Biomedical Research King’s College London (Strand Campus), 2 March 2017 Organized by Barbara Prainsack, Alena Buyx, Sabina Leonelli, Bruno J. Strasser In biomedicine, initiatives subsumed under the heading of “citizen science” are highly diverse, ranging from projects run by academic institutions, private companies, patient associations, or individual citizens. They […]
Lectures: New York Academy of Medicine: Up!: Manhood, Democratic Medicine and Walt Whitman’s Secret Health Writings
Date: Monday, July 18, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029 In 1858, Walt Whitman covertly published in serial form “Manly Health and Training,” a book-length manifesto on diet, exercise, and the future of American health. Appearing at a […]
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also invited to apply. The Center does not normally support the revision of […]