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

Spring 2017 featuring articles by Anne Hanley, Benjamin Zajicek, Jennifer Lambe, and Sandra Sufian

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Latest Posts

New Journal: Reproductive Biomedicine and Society

Reproductive BioMedicine & Society (RBMS) is a new open-access journal dedicated to interdisciplinary discussion and debate of the rapidly expanding field of reproductive biomedicine. It is intended to bring to attention new research in the social sciences, arts and humanities on human reproduction, new reproductive technologies, and related areas such as human embryonic stem cell […]

2016 William H. Welch Medal

The chair of the 2015-2016 Welch Medal Committee Mariola Espinosa welcomes suggestions of books to consider for the 2016 William H. Welch Medal. Considering nominating a book.  Publishers nominating a book must send a copy to each member of the committee. For additional information see the William H. Welch Medal Award To nominate a book […]

Teaching: Teaching the New Paradigm in Black Death Studies

A blog has just been posted describing the experiences of AAHM member Monica Green in teaching a new course on the global history of plague and the most catastrophic pandemic in human history, the Black Death: http://arc-medieval.blogspot.com/2015/08/teaching-new-paradigm-in-black-death.html. Green taught the course as a semester-long experiment in how to take the new genetics paradigm of Yersinia pestis studies […]

Congratulations to AAHM Award Winners!

The American Association for the History of Medicine honored the following individuals at its award ceremony and 90th anniversary celebration on May 2, 2015 at the Commons on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT: Osler Medal: Julia Cockey Cromwell, (Johns Hopkins University),“Viral Knowledge: Autopsy and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic” Honorable Mention: John […]

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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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