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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Conferences: Knowledge in Context: Colloquium Brockliss-Jones, University of Oxford

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN KNOWLEDGE IN CONTEXT: COLLOQUIUM BROCKLISS-JONES 22-23 September 2017 University of Oxford In 1997, Laurence Brockliss (Magdalen College, Oxford) and Colin Jones (QMUL) published The Medical World of Early Modern France, a landmark in the history of medicine because of its integration of social and institutional history with intellectual history.¬† It established a […]

Calls for Papers: Edited Volume on the History of Medical Education

This peer-reviewed volume will bring together original and diverse scholarship on the history of medical education and training in the healing arts. Historical research on all periods and geographies are welcome, including global and comparative perspectives, as well as any aspect of learning processes, systems, or experiences. The inspiration for the book is to celebrate […]

Jobs: Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine seeks a dynamic, innovative leader to build on our strong foundation and historical achievements in the Department of the History of Medicine as its new Director [chair]. The new Director will be an accomplished and respected leader with evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills and significant accomplishments […]

Calls for Papers: Medica: The Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages

Medica: The Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages seeks to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars (historians, archaeologists, art historians, literary scholars, paleopathologists, etc.) focusing on health and healing in the Middle Ages. In 2018 Medica is sponsoring two sessions at the 53rd¬†International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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