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 Summer issue includes articles from Katherine Paugh, Bonnie Evans, Robert Aronowitz, Dora Vargha, and Raul Necochea Lopez

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Latest Posts

Call for Papers: Sixth International Workshop on the History of Human Genetics

Sixth International Workshop on the History of Human Genetics Glasgow, UK (Scotland), June 5-6, 2015 Principal Themes: ‘Human Gene Mapping’ and ‘Oral History of Human Genetics’ Call for Abstracts/Papers: We would like to invite proposals for the Sixth International Workshop on the History of Human Genetics which will take place in Glasgow, UK (Scotland), 5-6 […]

Fellowships: Francis A. Countway Library Fellowships in the History of Medicine 2015-16

The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine offers annual fellowships to support research in the history of medicine. The Countway Library is the largest academic medical library in the United States, and its Center for the History of Medicine holds 250,000 books and journals published before 1920 and is strong in virtually every medical discipline. […]

Conferences: Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body

Vesalius and the Invention of the Modern Body Saint Louis University and Washington University in Saint Louis St. Louis, Missouri, USA February 26-28, 2015 This symposium will examine the impact of Vesalius and his contemporaries on perceptions of the human body in medical, intellectual, and artistic contexts from the early modern period through the present. […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
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