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

Learn about AAHM's 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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Fellowships: PhD Scholarship Social History of Medicine/History of Patients

PhD Scholarship Social History of Medicine/History of Patients Location: Stuttgart Institute: Institute for the History of Medicine at the Robert Bosch Foundation Duration: 01/10/2017 – 30/09/2020 Deadline for Applicants: 15/09/2017 The Robert Bosch Foundation is one of the biggest foundations in Germany that is affiliated with a company. With the Institute of the History of Medicine, the foundation funds […]

Congratulations ACLS Fellows

Congratulations to AAHM members recently award American Council of Learned Societies fellowships: Evan Ragland – ACLS Fellowship Program Assistant Professor, History, University of Notre Dame Experimental Life: Medicine, Science, and the Emergence of a Culture of Experiment Tamara Venit-Shelton – Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars Associate Professor, History, Claremont McKenna College Herbs and […]

Conferences: Frankenstein and Popular Culture

FRANKENSTEIN AND POPULAR CULTURE A Symposium Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the creation and publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein October 27-29, 2017 University of Wisconsin-Madison Organized by Susan Lederer (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Lester Friedman (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) Confirmed speakers include Stephen Asma, Catherine Belling, Matthew Buckley, Lisa Diedrich, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Barry Grant, […]

Calls for Papers: Life, Science and Power in History

Life, Science and Power in History Call for papers for a special issue of the EASTS Journal Deadline for submissions: September 30, 2017 In the twenty-first century, East Asian societies encounter diverse predicaments in terms of modern science, technologies, and medicine.  Since the late twentieth century, organ transplantation, genome research and euthanasia have been argued […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
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