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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Latest Posts

Medical Historians in the News: Congressional briefings on Zika

On September 12, 2016 AAHM Past President Margaret Humphreys (Josiah Trent Professor in the History of Medicine, Duke University) participated in congressional briefings on “Zika: Historic Parallels and Policy Responses,” sponsored by the National History Center of the American Historical Association. AAHM Council member Alan Kraut of American University introduced the session, and John McNeill of Georgetown […]

AAHM News: Travel Grants for 2016

The AAHM Travel Grants Committee is now accepting applications from eligible 2016 accepted program participants for travel grants.  The deadline for submitting an application is February 1, 2016. For more information see the Travel Grants page. Eligible program participants may apply for a travel grant online.

AAHM Speakers’ Bureau

Do you like to talk to the media about the history of medicine? Do you like to help independent investigators discover research materials related to our discipline? Do you like speaking to the general public about our specialized field of history? If so, AAHM wants you! AAHM has established a speakers’ bureau to connect our […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
Jodi Koste, Secretary
509 N 12th St
Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298

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