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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Lectures: Psychiatry’s Most Misunderstood Founding Father: Adolf Meyer

Psychiatry’s Most Misunderstood Founding Father: Adolf Meyer New York Academy of Medicine and Heberden Society of Weill Cornell Medical School Speaker: Dr. Susan Lamb, Jason A. Hannah Chair in History of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY […]

Jobs: Assistant Professor, History of Modern American Medicine, Harvard

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of modern American (twentieth century) medicine. We are especially interested in candidates with comparative or global perspectives. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date. The Department is especially interested in candidates who show […]

Calls for Papers: Spring 2018 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

From E.T.A Hoffmann’s Tales of Hoffmann and Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep to Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot and Vernor Vinge’s Rainbows End authors have been exploring the human/machine interface since before the computer age. Today we stand on the threshold to the lab as the government contemplates microchipping all U.S. military personnel and Swedish office workers are already implanting […]

Calls for Papers: Drug Regimes in Southern Africa

Call for Papers: Drug Regimes in Southern Africa: Regulation and Consumption in Twentieth Century Contexts Since the early twentieth century especially, accelerating flows of people, capital, knowledge and chemicals have deepened the entanglements of African communities of consumption in global networks of legal and illicit drug production, consumption, flow, profit and risk. In southern Africa […]

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