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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Prizes: Graduate Student Essay Award in the History of Medicine

The Forum for the History of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences and Cambridge University Press invite submissions for our inaugural Graduate Student Essay Award. The award will be given for the best original, unpublished essay in the history of health, medicine and the life sciences submitted to the competition as judged by the FHHMLS’s assessment […]

Calls for Papers: Seventh MOMS History of Medicine Conference

On September 27-28, 2019, the University of Minnesota will host the 7th Manitoba-[Northwest] Ontario-Minnesota-Saskatchewan (MOMS) History of Medicine Conference. The conference will be held on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus. MOMS welcomes papers in all areas of the history of health and healing including medical ideas, practices and institutions; illness and disease; health professions; […]

Conference: International Society for History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine 2019

The International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (ISHEASTM) will hold its 15th International Conference (15th ICHSEA) at Chonbuk National University (CBNU), Jeonju, Jeolllabuk-do, Republic of Korea, Aug 19-23, 2019. The central theme for the 15th Conference will be “History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Polycentric East Asia: toward […]

Fellowships: Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships The first of our deadlines, for MHS-NEH support, is January 15, 2019! The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020. MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships are made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Society will offer at least two awards in […]

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