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

The Fall issue includes articles from Daniel Trambaiolo, Toby A. Appel, and Helen MacDonald in addition to Susan M. Reverby's 2012 Fielding H. Garrison Lecture

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Latest Posts

Calls for Papers: Working Across Species: Comparative Practices in Modern Medical, Biological and Behavioural Sciences

Working Across Species: Comparative Practices in Modern Medical, Biological and Behavioural Sciences Location: King’s College London, London Date: 7-8 January 2016 Comparison is one of the foundations of modern medicine, biology and behavioural science. Particularly since the 18thcentury, thinking and working comparatively has been crucial to fields as wide-ranging as pathology, physiology, microbiology, pharmacy, epidemiology, […]

Prizes: 2016 Wood Library-Museum Laureate of the History of Anesthesia

The Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology (WLM) invites nominations of individuals for the sixth Laureate of the History of Anesthesia to be presented in 2016. The award was conceived by Dr. Nicholas M. Greene, created by the Trustees of the WLM in 1993, and fi rst awarded to Dr. Gwenifer Wilson of Sydney, Australia in 1996. […]

Fellowships: Lemelson Center Fellowship Program

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center Apps Due: 1 Dec 2014 The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program and Travel to Collections Award Program support projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
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