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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Fellowships: National Humanities Center Fellowships 2017-2018

The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are […]

Jobs: Assistant/Associate Profess of Research Ethics, University of Kansas

Assistant/Associate Professor of Research Ethics Position Number: J0087344 Department: History & Philosophy of Medicine Part-Time/Full- Time: Full-time Regular/Temporary: Regular Exempt Status: Exempt The Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine is recruiting to its faculty a mid-level scholar in the history of science and medicine, medical ethics, science studies, or social sciences of science and […]

Lectures: Anita Guerrini at the New York Academy of Medicine

Drawn from her book, The Courtiers’ Anatomists, Anita Guerrini tells the largely overlooked story of seventeenth-century Parisian anatomists who examined both the abandoned human corpses at the Châtelet, and the pampered animals of the king’s menageries. Dissections of both animal and human bodies were spectacles before the King at Versailles and crowds at the King’s […]

Jobs: Part-time Historian National Library of Medicine

The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine is seeking a part-time professional historian to help develop a web archive collection of materials related to Auto-immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). NLM holds a large collection of AIDS materials consisting of manuscript, audio-visual, photographic, and printed materials. To further enrich the NLM’s publicly-available, AIDS-related […]

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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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