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

Spring 2017 featuring articles by Anne Hanley, Benjamin Zajicek, Jennifer Lambe, and Sandra Sufian

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Latest Posts

Lectures: Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstrations in New York City

Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstrations in New York City Thursday, September 14 2017 6PM-7:30PM The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029 Free, advance registration required Mandated by the Affordable Care Act, public health demonstration projects have been touted as an innovative solution to the […]

Calls for Papers: Pain and its Paradoxes

BMJ Medical Humanities will host a special issue on PAIN in June 2018! We want you to be part of it! Title: Pain and its Paradoxes Abstract Deadline: August 1, 2017 Final Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017 (publication date June 2018) Pain is almost certainly the most common illness experience on the planet.  Yet, it […]

Lectures: 14th Annual Weisse Lecture on the History of Medicine

Nobel laureate William C. Campbell will deliver the 14th Annual Weisse Lecture on the History of Medicine at 12 Noon, Tuesday September 19, 2017.  The title of his talk will be “Finding medication: Ivermectin and beyond.”  The lecture will be held at Rutgers- New Jersey Medical School, Medical Sciences Building room B-610 at 185 South Orange […]

Calls for Papers: Symposium: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

Symposium: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices […]

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