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.

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Jobs: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Digital History

The History Department at Virginia Tech is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor of digital history. The new faculty member will teach courses and conduct research in digital history, broadly defined. In addition, this faculty will contribute to a new program, Data in Social Context, which connects critical thinking in the humanities and social sciences with […]

Conferences: Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5 Byers Auditorium in Genentech Hall, UCSF Mission Bay campus Through donations received from our generous supporters, we are able to reduce ticket prices to $30 to allow a broader audience of students and community members to attend the event. We are also continuing […]

Call for Papers: Workshop: Technology and the Patient Consumer, McGill University

Workshop: Technology and the Patient Consumer McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 3-4, 2020 Recent work in the history of medicine has focused on both technology in medicine and patients as consumers. Schlich/Crenner (2017), for example, have looked at meanings and mechanisms of technological change in surgery, while Alex Mold (2015) and Nancy Tomes (2016) […]

Calls for Papers: Annual Dupont Summit 2019 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

CALL FOR PROPOSALS The 12th Annual Dupont Summit 2019 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Friday, December 6, The Historic Quaker Meetinghouse Washington DC The annual call for proposals for this year’s Dupont Summit 2019 is currently open. In order to submit a paper for consideration, please send a 1-2 page abstract to PSO Executive Director, […]

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