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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Calls for Papers: Material Cultures of Psychiatry Workshop

MATERIAL CULTURES OF PSYCHIATRY Workshop, Hamburg  Date: 3-4 May 2018, Hamburg  Organisers: Dr Monika Ankele (Department for History and Ethics of Medicine at the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf) and Prof. Benoît Majerus (Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg)  Deadline: 15 December 2017 Languages: German, English In the past, our ideas of psychiatric hospitals and their history have been […]

Calls for Papers: Scoeity for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM)

Society for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM) Call for Papers 2018 Biennial Conference – University of Liverpool 11-13 July 2018 The Society welcomes proposals on the theme of ‘Conformity, Resistance, Dialogue and Deviance in Health and Medicine’ Deadline for Proposals Friday 2 February 2018 The Society for the Social History of Medicine hosts a […]

Graduate Online Courses: Johns Hopkins University

The Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University now offers graduate-level courses online. Students can take individual courses or pursue a certificate or M.A. degree in the History of Medicine. Registration is now open for the Term 2 (October 23–December 19) class, Survey of the History of Medicine 4: Biomedicine and its Consequences. For additional information […]

Jobs: Molina Curator for the History of Medicine and Early Science

The Huntington Library in San Marino, California, seeks a collaborative, innovative, and technologically aware professional with a strong academic background to develop and interpret its collections in the history of medicine, as well as its science holdings through the early modern period. The incumbent will be responsible for the stewardship of print, manuscript, realia, and […]

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