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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Jobs: University of California, Riverside, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine

Cluster hires to build a BREATHE group (Bridging Regional Ecology and Aerosolized Toxins to understand Health Effects): Pulmonary Physiology, Assistant Professor level. The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in 34 […]

Calls for Papers: Homeopathy in Latin America and Spain: Local Developments and its International Networks

We are pleased to receive manuscripts on homeopathy in Latin America and their transnational networks to be published in the journal História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos (HCSM) ( The journal is a quarterly publication of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz) and publishes original peer-reviewed articles and research notes, documents and images of historical merit, debates, interviews, […]

Grants: Research Travel Grant Yale University’s Cushing/Whitney Medical Historical Library

The Medical Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its eleventh annual Research Travel Award for use of the Historical Library. The Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Grant is available to historians, medical practitioners, and other researchers who wish to use the collections of the Harvey Cushing/John […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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