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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Jobs: Part-time Research Associate

A clinician historian seeks a part-time Research Associate The Research Associate should have doctoral training in medical history, and experience in publishing articles in journals related to medical history. The research topic will be selected by the candidate but its focus will be modified, as needed, by the sponsor. The candidate will be responsible conducting […]

Calls for Papers: Redefining Leprosy/Disease through Heritage Preservation of Colonial Sites in Asia

Call for Papers: Redefining Leprosy/Disease through Heritage Preservation of Colonial Sites in Asia Date: January 18, 2019 to January 19, 2019 The Challenge The re-discovery / re-interpretation of leprosy in the late nineteenth century by the West provoked a flurry of international control and management techniques under the rubric of biomedicine to limit its spread across the imperial […]

Jobs: Chief Curator, Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum

Chief Curator Department: Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum Position ID: #6800 POSITION OBJECTIVE The Dittrick Medical History Center (center) is dedicated to the study of the medical past through a distinguished collection of rare books, museum artifacts, archives, and images. The Dittrick originated as part of the Cleveland Medical Library Association (est. 1894) and […]

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