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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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 2015 Special Issue: Communicating Reproduction with guest editors Nick Hopwood, Peter Murray Jones, Lauren Kassell, and Jim Secord

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Calls for Papers: Session on Black Death at International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 11-14, 2017

“Before and After 1348:  Prelude and Consequences of the Black Death,” organized by Monica Green, email: Abstract:  The “new paradigm” of Black Death studies has adopted the findings of recent paleogenetics and evolutionary understandings of Yersinia pestis‘s late medieval genetic diversification to see the Black Death as a much broader epidemiological phenomenon than previously realized. […]

Calls for Papers: Points of View on Swine Flue: What was the 2009 Pandemic?

POINTS OF VIEW ON SWINE FLU  WHAT WAS THE 2009 PANDEMIC? Kristian Bjørkdahl & Benedicte Carlsen (eds) Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, Bergen In 2009, a pandemic attacked the world, for the first time in over 40 years. Or did it? The status of the so-called swine flu – A(H1N1) – in the popular imagination […]

Jobs: Adjunct Faculty Position, New York School of Interior Design

Adjunct Faculty Position Location: New York School of Interior Design, Graduate Center 28 th Street and Park Ave South Compensation: $5800 Fall 2016 (evening) 1 class / week (2.5 hours) 15 weeks total 715 HISTORY & THEORY OF HEALTHCARE Lecture credits 3 This course examines the history and range of theories on the relationships between […]

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