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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Fellowships: “Spaces for Medical Research and Care” McGill University

The Department of Social Studies of Medicine (SSoM) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on “Spaces for Medical Research and Care”. This broad theme may include spatial studies of laboratories, medical schools, research institutes, hospital wards, clinics, nursing homes, or any space where medical research and care is performed. The substantive research areas of SSoM faculty […]

Fellowships: New York Academy of Medicine 2020

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020 cycle of The New York Academy of Medicine Library’s two history of medicine fellowships: the Paul Klemperer Fellowship in the History of Medicine and the Audrey and William H. Helfand Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Public Health.  Information about the two residential fellowships, along with […]

Congratulations to the 2019 AAHM Award Winners

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony on April 27, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio, TN as part of the 92nd annual meeting: Osler Medal: Tiffany Kay Brocke, Johns Hopkins University, “Race and Reputation: The Influence of the Johns Hopkins Hospital on Abortion Access in Baltimore, 1945-1973.”; […]

Lectures: Online CME in the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

The Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins is proud to introduce new online Continuing Medical Education modules that provide a historical perspective on issues of relevance to clinical practice today. For more information on these CME modules entitled “Professionalism in Historical Context” and “History of Global Health,” visit https://www.hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/content/online-cme-modules-history-medicine-0.

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