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

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: Patient Voices: Historical and Ethical Engagement with Patient Experiences of Healthcare, 1850-1948

PATIENT VOICES: Historical and Ethical Engagement with Patient Experiences of Healthcare, 1850–1948 An interdisciplinary, policy-focused symposium New College, University of Oxford, 18–19 September 2017 In 1948, diverse health provisions in Britain were consolidated into a single, state-directed service. After almost seventy years of the NHS—the bedrock of modern welfare—there is great concern about any return […]

Calls for Papers: Taking Back Health: Health Tomorrow, Vol.5

Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2017 The fifth volume of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality (HTII) explores the themes of anti-colonialism, decolonization, anti-racism, white supremacy, and the hegemony of the Global North to reveal broader conceptualizations of health and health determinants. HTII seeks to gather original research and book reviews that question dominant health discourses by […]

Fellowships: Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Medicine

The Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellow will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the department’s new online program in the history of medicine and protected time to pursue his or her research and writing. The successful candidate will have a proven record […]

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