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.
Monica Green recently wrote an article for Perspectives on History: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association. It describes the circumstances of the “intrusion” of genetics into the historiography of the Black Death, and suggests to historians why it is high time for us to embrace this new connection with the historicist sciences. The article is […]
Dr. Howard Markel recently spoke with a New York Times reporter on the history of health quarantines. Read the article here
Past President Nancy Tomes was recently interviewed by a writer from Popular Science. The text of the article may be viewed here. http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/our-modern-plagues/ebola-how-pop-culture-infotainment-flame-our-fear
Women and Healthcare in Early Modern Europe, a special issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol. 28, no. 4, September 2014; Guest editor: Sharon T. Strocchia), is now available online at:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rest.2014.28.issue-4/issuetocThis collection of essays by an international team of scholars brings fresh interpretive perspectives and impressive archival research to bear on the reappraisal of women’s medical activities in early […]