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Medical History Societies and Associations

American Association for the History of Medicine
http://www.histmed.org/ The AAHM is North America’s oldest continuously functioning scholarly organization devoted to the study of all aspects of the history of the health professions, disease, public health, and related subjects. Its annual meetings occur each spring and include, over a two and a half day period, a wealth of workshops, plenary sessions, and competitively peer-reviewed scholarly papers.

The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) http://www.aahn.org/

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy http://www.aihp.org

American Osler Society http://www.americanosler.org/

CADUCEUS-L is a moderated e-mail discussion list dedicated to the history of medicine and its allied sciences. Membership is open to anyone interested in the history of the biomedical sciences and health care. http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/caduceus/

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives (CCHMA) http://cchma.ca/
The Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives (CCHMA) is an inclusive association of both the institutions that preserve and present the history of healthcare in Canada and the individuals who support them. CCHMA was established at the Canadian Museums’ Association (CMA) Conference in Toronto in 1999. It meets as a special interest group or network of the CMA at the annual meeting.¬† The CCHMA website contains links to over twenty collections and museums.

European Association of the Museums of History of Medical Sciences:
http://www.aemhsm.net/

Medical Museums Association http://www.cwru.edu/affil/MeMA/memahome.htm

National Library of Medicine International listing of associations
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/resources/web/associations.html

Ohio Academy of Medical History http://www.case.edu/orgs/oamh/home.htm

Society for the History of Navy Medicine http://www.case.edu/orgs/oamh/home.htm

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