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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Calls for Papers: Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Call for Proposals  Deadline for submissions extended to June 17 Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic is an interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives and the practice of documenting the stories of HIV/AIDS. The task of documenting the history of HIV/AIDS and thinking about the present and future of the epidemic is daunting. […]

Jobs: Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship, 2019-2020 History of Medicine, History of Science, World History and American History

Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship, 2019-2020 History of Medicine, History of Science, World History and American History The Department of History at Grand Valley State University invites applications for full-time Visiting (non-tenure-track) appointments for the 2019-2020 academic year, with the possibility for renewal, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (or at the […]

Calls for Papers: Critical and Cultural Perspectives on Dementia Today

Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’) on ‘Critical and Cultural Perspectives on Dementia Today’: https://www.nature.com/palcomms/for-authors/call-for-papers#dementia This collection is being edited by: Dr Lucy Burke […]

Congratulations to the 2019 AAHM Award Winners

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony on April 27, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio, TN as part of the 92nd annual meeting: Osler Medal: Tiffany Kay Brocke, Johns Hopkins University, “Race and Reputation: The Influence of the Johns Hopkins Hospital on Abortion Access in Baltimore, 1945-1973.”; […]

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