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.
Medical technologies have transformed the nature of doctor-patient relationships, definitions of health and disease, and the spaces and rhythms of clinical practice. Moving beyond heroic diagnostic and therapeutic devices, this conference spotlights how ordinary objects—thermometers, prosthetics, pagers—have shaped medicine’s engagement with technology. Organized by Jeremy Greene (Johns Hopkins University) and Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware), […]
Congratulations to AAHM President Keith Wailoo and historians of medicine and sciences Katharine Park and Alison Bashford for being named 2021 Dan David Prize Laureates! From the Press Release: Tel Aviv – The Dan David Prize announced on Monday (Feb. 15, 2021) that medical historians Alison Bashford, Katharine Park, and Keith Wailoo are among the recipients of the […]
The American Association for the History of Nursing is currently accepting research grant proposals for its H-15 Grant, designed for faculty members and independent researchers, its H-21 Grant, designed for senior scholars undertaking a new historical research study, and its H-31 Grant, designed to encourage and support graduate training and historical research at the Masters […]
Call for Papers: Childbirth Technologies & Techniques (deadline March 15 2021) Editors: Dr. Scottie Hale Buehler, University of Texas at Austin Dr. Margaret Carlyle, University of British Columbia Okanagan email@example.com Open Call for Papers: We invite contributions of articles to a special journal issue focusing on the technological culture of childbirth broadly defined. We are […]