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.
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 […]
Curious about new archival acquisitions? Want to know about underused source material? If you’re a historian of medicine or a researcher in the medical humanities, REMEDIA’s new monthly report comes straight from the archives. It’s a lifeline. Check it out: Remedia! .
Because of the urgent need to raise public awareness about the on-going outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, I created a special archive of Ebola materials for my undergraduate class, “Global History of Health.” I assembled these materials using the commercial software “Blackboard” that my university supplies us for creating password-protected course content. […]