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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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, […]

Congratulations to AAHM Award Winners

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony on May 5, 2017 on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN as part of the 90th annual meeting: Osler Medal: Christopher Sterwald, Duke University Medical School, for “Frosted Intellectuals: How Leo Kanner Constructed the Autistic Family”; First honorable […]

Calls for Papers: Medical History of World War I

Call for Papers: Medical History of World War 1 San Antonio, Texas, US Proposals Deadline: 10 November 2017 Over 22-25 March 2018, the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will be co-sponsoring a conference on the medical history of WWI. It will be hosted […]

AAHM News: Writing and Publishing Workshop

Writing and Publishing Workshop for Graduate Students and Early Career Scholars Attending #AAHM17? Sign up for our writing workshop for early career scholars on Thurs May 4, from 3 – 5pm. Nursing Clio’s Jacki Antonovich, University of Chicago Press editor Karen Darling, and Social History of Medicine editor Graham Mooney will cover how to write […]

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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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