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

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

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Latest Posts

Calls for Papers: Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Medical History and Digital Humanities

Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Medical History and Digital Humanities Organizers of the Viral Networks workshop seek proposals for Contributing Scholars who will present work in progress using the tools and methods of network analysis to advance scholarship at the intersection of medical history and digital humanities. Viral Networks will pursue an innovative approach […]

Jobs: Faculty Position in Health Policy, University of Rochester

The Program in Public Health-Related Majors in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester is conducting an open rank faculty search for a scholar specializing in the historical, social, political, and/or ethical dimensions of health policy. The program seeks outstanding candidates who work at the boundaries between public health, the humanities, […]

Calls for Papers: Workshop Exploring the History of Animal-Assisted Therapy and Service Animals

Being Well Together: human-animal collaboration, companionship and the promotion of health and wellbeing (19th-21st September 2018). Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM). University of Manchester (UK). Being Well Together will critically examine the myriad ways humans have formed partnerships with nonhuman species to improve health across time and place. The late […]

Fellowships: Harvey Mudd College Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies

Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California) invites applications for the Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies, beginning fall 2018. Applications are invited from scholars working on any aspect of science and technology and their social dimensions. We especially encourage applicants whose work draws attention to intersections of science and technology with race, gender, […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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