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.

Clio Initiative

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Bulletin of the History of Medicine

The Winter issue includes articles from Lauren Kassell, Joris Vandendriessche, Viviane Quirke, and Christoph Schweikardt

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Calls for Papers: Conference on the Medical History of the Vietnam War

On March 10-12, 2016, the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage will be co-sponsoring a conference on the medical history of the Vietnam War. This two-day conference will be hosted at the Doubletree Hotel, San Antonio, […]

Congratulations to AAHM Award Winners!

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony and 90th anniversary celebration on May 2, 2015 at the Commons on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT: Osler Medal: Julia Cockey Cromwell, (Johns Hopkins University),“Viral Knowledge: Autopsy and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic” Honorable Mention: John […]

Conferences: Medicine, Translations and Histories

Medicines, Translations and Histories Symposium at the University of Manchester Thursday 11 and Friday 12 June 2015   The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) at the University of Manchester is pleased to announce a workshop on 11-12 June 2015 that will explore three types of translation in medicine and […]

Calls for Papers: Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700

Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700 a two-day symposium sponsored by the University of South Carolina’s Provost’s Office and the School of Visual Art & Design, with cooperation from the Columbia Museum of Art To be held @ the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, March 31-April 1, 2016 The symposium organizer seeks proposals for […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298
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