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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Check out the Orals Bibliographies for many history of medicine subject areas

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Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Fall 2016 featuringarticles by Golfo Alexopoulos, Caitjan Gainty, Wayne Soon, and Lucie Gerber & Jean-Paul Gaudilliere. This issue also includes the report from the 89th annual meeting of the AAHM.

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Calls for Papers:Role of Health and Social Welfare Polices in European Inclusion and Exclusion Processes

Call for papers: The role of health and social welfare policies in European inclusion and exclusion processes: historical perspectives on contemporary issues. 6-7 April 2017, University of Evora, Portugal Organizing committee: Laurinda Abreu, University of Evora    Sally Sheard, University of Liverpool     Francisco Javier Martínez, University of Evora Health risks created by population movement, […]

Jobs: Molina Curator for the History of Medicine & Early Science, The Huntington Library

The Huntington Library seeks a knowledgeable, energetic, and collaborative professional to develop and interpret its collections in the history of medicine, as well as its science holdings through the early modern period. The Molina Curator will be responsible for the intellectual management of print, manuscript, and realia holdings in these areas, creating and maintaining a […]

Calls for Papers: Cities, Urban Societies, and Syphilis in the Mediterranean

Call for papers Cities, Urban Societies, and Syphilis in the Mediterranean, 16th-21st Centuries Faculty of Medicine, Marseille, 25-27 October 2017  With almost 500 cases diagnosed in France in 2015, syphilis has not disappeared yet. The “scourge of Naples” is still challenging society and medicine. The very nature of syphilis both frightens and fascinates. Traditionally considered […]

Grants: Travel Scholarships Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

Travel Scholarships Available for Archives and Rare Books Collections Use The Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is fortunate to have robust collections in archives and rare books that document the history of medicine from the late 15th century up to the present. Subjects in which the library’s […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
509 N 12th St
Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298
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