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American Association for the History of Medicine

The American Association for the History of Medicine is an American professional association dedicated to the study of medical history. It is the largest society dedicated to medical history in the United States, and the oldest such organization in North America. It was established in 1925 as the American Section of the International Society for the History of Medicine, and obtained its current name in 1958. Its first president was Fielding Hudson Garrison. Its official journal is the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, which is published quarterly. Its current membership is in excess of 1,000 people.[1][2]

American Association for the History of Medicine
AbbreviationAAHM
Formation1925
TypeMedical association
Membership
greater than 1000
WebsiteAAHM

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  1. ^ "American Association for the History of Medicine". www.historians.org. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  2. ^ "History". www.histmed.org. Retrieved 2017-09-03.

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