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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Calls for Papers: Angelical Conjunctions: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion, 1200-1800

Angelical Conjunctions: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion, 1200-1800 to be held at McGill University on April 13-15, 2019 “Angelical Conjunction” was the term coined by the seventeenth-century New England Puritan Cotton Mather to denote the mutual affinity of medicine and religion. Indeed, medical and spiritual practices have a long history of coexistence in many religious traditions. […]

Grants: Osler Library Research Awards and Travel Grants 2018

The applications for the 2018 Research Awards and Travel Grants are now open for the Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal. The deadline for all applications is 31 December 2017. Please circulate as you see fit: Dr. Edward H. Bensley Osler Library Research Travel Grant – Awarded to those whose project requires traveling […]

Jobs: George Urdang Chair in the History of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

The University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Social and Administrative Sciences Division invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate/full professor rank. Associate and full professors will hold an endowed chair. An assistant professor will hold the endowed chair upon promotion with tenure.  Applicants for this position should hold a Ph.D. in […]

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