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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Lectures: Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstrations in New York City

Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstrations in New York City Thursday, September 14 2017 6PM-7:30PM The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029 Free, advance registration required Mandated by the Affordable Care Act, public health demonstration projects have been touted as an innovative solution to the […]

Lectures: 14th Annual Weisse Lecture on the History of Medicine

Nobel laureate William C. Campbell will deliver the 14th Annual Weisse Lecture on the History of Medicine at 12 Noon, Tuesday September 19, 2017.  The title of his talk will be “Finding medication: Ivermectin and beyond.”  The lecture will be held at Rutgers- New Jersey Medical School, Medical Sciences Building room B-610 at 185 South Orange […]

Calls for Papers: Symposium: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

Symposium: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices […]

Calls for Papers: Journal of Military, Veteran, and Family Health

Call for Papers The Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health aims to maximize the mental, physical and social health and well-being of military personnel, Veterans and their families by publishing world class research to a broad international and multidisciplinary readership of researchers, clinicians, administrators, and policy makers. http://bit.ly/jmvfh_cfp JMVFH publishes original research articles and several other types of […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
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Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298

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