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.

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Jobs: Professor or Associate Professor and serve as the Director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI), University of Virginia

The posting number is:  R0016298 The University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing invites applications for an established senior scholar to join the faculty at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor and serve as the Director of the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI). The ECBCNHI is dedicated to the preservation […]

Calls for Papers: Narratives and Mental Health

Call for Contributions to an essay collection to be submitted with Brill, for the new book series Narratives and Mental Health Ed. Katrin Röder & Cornelia Wächter This volume explores the history of English, American and Anglophone literary representations of mental distress and its medical investigation and treatment as significant parts of the cultural heritage of […]

Congratulations to the 2020 AAHM Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2020 AAHM award winners announced at the Associations’ virtual business meeting on May 9, 2020. William Osler Medal: Daniel Huang of Queens University  School of Medicine for his paper, “Cyber Solace: Historicizing an Online Forum for Depression 1990-1999.” Richard H. Shryock Medal Honorable Mention: Brad Bolman of Harvard University for his essay, […]

AAHM News: Statement on COVID-19

The officers of the American Association for the History of Medicine are monitoring the spread of COVID-19, and its implications for our annual meeting.  Many professional organizations have cancelled upcoming meetings.  The officers are reviewing statements issued by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are in close contact […]

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