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 2017 Special Issue: Testing Drugs and Trying Cures Guest Editors: Elaine Leong and Alisha Rankin

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Fellowships: Mellon ACLS Public Fellows

Announcing the opening of the eighth annual Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows competition. In 2018, the program will place up to 25 recent humanities PhDs in two-year positions at the nonprofits and government agencies listed below. Public Fellows will participate in the core work of these partner organizations while benefiting from professional mentoring and other career building […]

Grants: American College of Surgeons Surgical History Group Research Grants

The Surgical History Group (SHG) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) announces an exciting initiative to support research in surgical history. A $2,000 stipend will be awarded to support research in surgical history that uses the archival resources of the ACS, which includes the records of the ACS in Chicago and the Orr Collection […]

Calls for Papers: 11th Symposium of CORPUS

The theme of 11th International Symposium of CORPUS will be “Bodies that eat, bodies that drink. Biocultural approaches to nutrition, incorporation and commensality”. Consequently, we invite researchers (anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, philosophers, physicians, psychologists, sociologists, etc.) interested in the bodies that eat and drink to participate at this meeting, especially considering one of the following themes: […]

Calls for Papers: 7th STS Italia Conference

The 7th STS Italia Conference will be hosted at the University of Padova, Italy, June 14 through 16, 2018, by the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies. The topic of the 2018 is Technoscience from Below broadly construed. The conference will be an opportunity to present empirical and theoretical work from a variety of disciplines […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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