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.
Dr. Howard Markel recently spoke with a New York Times reporter on the history of health quarantines. Read the article here
Past President Nancy Tomes was recently interviewed by a writer from Popular Science. The text of the article may be viewed here. http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/our-modern-plagues/ebola-how-pop-culture-infotainment-flame-our-fear
Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2015 University of Exeter, 20-21 July 2015 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Stuart Murray, University of Leeds Dr Roberta Bivins, University of Warwick Building on the success of last year’s Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, this conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner that reflects the […]
The History of Medicine Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University announces the availability of travel grants for research travel to our collections. The History of Medicine Collections offers research grants of up to $1,000 to researchers whose work would benefit from access to the historical medical collections […]