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

Fall 2016 featuringarticles by Golfo Alexopoulos, Caitjan Gainty, Wayne Soon, and Lucie Gerber & Jean-Paul Gaudilliere. This issue also includes the report from the 89th annual meeting of the AAHM.

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AAHM News: Writing and Publishing Workshop

Writing and Publishing Workshop for Graduate Students and Early Career Scholars Attending #AAHM17? Sign up for our writing workshop for early career scholars on Thurs May 4, from 3 – 5pm. Nursing Clio’s Jacki Antonovich, University of Chicago Press editor Karen Darling, and Social History of Medicine editor Graham Mooney will cover how to write […]

Calls for Papers: Materia Medica on the Move II

Materia medica on the move II Contextualizing drug components as collectables, commodities, and cultural markers in the early modern period Amsterdam, October 4-6, 2017 After the successful Materia medica on the move conference in 2015, Utrecht University Descartes Centre, Huygens/ING, and Naturalis Biodiversity Centre will host a three-day follow-up conference, again devoted to the circulation […]

Prizes: Spurgeon Neel Annual Award

The Army Medical Department Museum Foundation is pleased to sponsor the 2017 Spurgeon Neel Annual Award competition for the article of 5000 words or less that best exemplifies the history, legacy, and traditions of the Army Medical Department. Named in honor of Major General (Retired) Spurgeon H. Neel, first Commanding General of Health Services Command […]

Calls for Papers: Marketplace, Power, Prestige: The Healthcare Professions’ Struggle for Recognition

Marketplace, Power, Prestige: The Healthcare Professions’ Struggle for Recognition Developments, Conflicts, and Areas of Tension among Healthcare Professions in the Twentieth Century The differentiation of non-physician healthcare professions that occurred at the same time as the specialisation of medicine and the development of medical technology gained momentum at the end of the nineteenth century. At […]

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