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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Prizes: 6th Notes and Records Essay Award

Calling all historians of science – enter the 6th Notes and Records Essay Award  Are you a researcher in the history of science, technology and medicine? Have you completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, you can enter our Essay Award for a chance to […]

Lectures: Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is announcing a new program series, Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections. Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience […]

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 […]

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, […]

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