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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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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Congratulations to AAHM Award Winners

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony on May 5, 2017 on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN as part of the 90th annual meeting: Osler Medal: Christopher Sterwald, Duke University Medical School, for “Frosted Intellectuals: How Leo Kanner Constructed the Autistic Family”; First honorable […]

Fellowship: Rice Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing and Health Care History

Rice Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing and Health Care History. The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI) and the Religion/Policy/Conflict (RPC) Initiative at the University of Virginia invites applications for one full-time, fixed-term Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship position at the University of Virginia to start in the fall of 2017. This position supports […]

Calls for Papers: Medical History of World War I

Call for Papers: Medical History of World War 1 San Antonio, Texas, US Proposals Deadline: 10 November 2017 Over 22-25 March 2018, the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will be co-sponsoring a conference on the medical history of WWI. It will be hosted […]

Calls for Papers: A Matter of Life and Death: Spaces for Healing in the Premodern Era Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting

A Matter of Life and Death: Spaces for Healing in the Premodern Era Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN April 18-22, 2018 The history of healthcare facilities, regardless of their scale and location, offers valuable insights into the priorities of health, science, and medicine within various civilizations. Whether constructed as part of […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298

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