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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Help for Graduate Students

Check out the Orals Bibliographies for many history of medicine subject areas

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Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Summer 2016 featuring Randall Packard's 2013 Garrison Lecture and articles by Beth Linker, Lukas Englemann, and Thomas R. Blair

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MPhil in Health, Medicine and Society, University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is launching an exciting new MPhil in Health, Medicine and Society. The MPhil builds on the success of Cambridge’s existing MPhil programmes to offer a uniquely interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, combining world class faculty with outstanding institutional resources. The MPhil is a full-time, 9-month course during which students will develop research […]

Fellowships: University of Alabama at Birmingham Reynolds Fellowship

The Reynolds-Finley Associates, in conjunction with the Historical Collections (HC) unit of UAB Libraries, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), are pleased to announce the availability of short-term awards of up to $2,500 to individual researchers studying one or more aspects of the history of the health sciences during the 2017 calendar year. Intended to […]

Jobs: Assistant Professor in Medical Humanities Nanyang Technological University

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) is the largest school at NTU and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines.  Interdisciplinary learning and research is […]

Medical Historians in the News: Congressional briefings on Zika

On September 12, 2016 AAHM Past President Margaret Humphreys (Josiah Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, Duke University) participated in congressional briefings on “Zika: Historic Parallels and Policy Responses,” sponsored by the National History Center of the American Historical Association. AAHM Council member Alan Kraut of American University introduced the session, and John McNeill of Georgetown […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
509 N 12th St
Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298
+1 804.828.9898