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

Learn about AAHM's 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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Calls for Papers: ICTAM IX 2017 Asian Medicines: Encounters, Translations, Transformations

The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicines (IASTAM) is now accepting applications for abstracts of papers for ICTAM IX— the leading international congress on the study of Asian medicine that will be held at Kiel University, August 6–12, 2017. We encourage papers that develop the theme of the congress “Asian Medicines: Encounters, […]

Call for Papers: Pharmaceuticals Innovation after World War II

Professor Tilli Tansey (QMUL) and Dr Apostolos Zarros (QMUL) are organising a Research Topic / eBook in collaboration with ‘Frontiers in Pharmacology’ (IF = 4.418): ‘Pharmaceutical innovation after World War II: from rational drug discovery to biopharmaceuticals’. The twentieth century has witnessed an unprecedented advancement of biomedical sciences, especially in drug discovery and design. After […]

Fellowships: Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences is offering research fellowships for two projects starting in the 2017-18 academic year. The fellowships are for PhD and post-doctoral students as well as visiting research students and scholars: The first project examines the intellectual history of modern structural and informational biology and the […]

Calls for Papers: Critical Histories and Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence

Critical Histories and Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence February 24-25, 2017 Call for Submissions: The graduate students of Yale University’s Program in History of Science and Medicine are excited to invite submissions for a conference entitled “Critical Histories and Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence,” taking place at Yale on the February 24–25, 2017. Submissions are […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
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