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.
The Academy is home to one of the most significant historical libraries in medicine and public health, with internationally known collections containing many of the primary formative texts of medicine. The Library is equally renowned for its extensive journal collection, comprising long runs of medical serials from around the world, and for its ephemeral materials […]
Conference: New Horizons for Medical Museums Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden / the Netherlands, 23-26 September 2020 Medical museums are always in flux. Collections containing objects related to the history of medicine and health played a role in teaching, research and learning in the broadest sense. From small scale local collections to national medical heritage entities, ways […]
The Nursing Clio Prize for Best Journal Article is awarded annually for the best peer-reviewed academic journal article on the intersection of gender and medical histories in English. The award consists of a $300 cash prize and a featured interview on the blog about the article. For the 2020 prize, submissions are open to any […]
Grants: Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS)/Medical Museums Association (MeMA) Travel Grants
The Travel Scholarship Committee of the Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS)/Medical Museums Association (MeMA) is now accepting applications from those seeking funds to support their attendance at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, MI on May 6-7. ALHHS/MeMA awards up to four annual conference travel stipends to members […]