American Association for the History of Medicine

The 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 including the history of public health, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied arts, sciences, and professions.”

 

– American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

“The purpose of ASBH is to promote the exchange of ideas and foster multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and interprofessional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development, and collegiality among people engaged in all the endeavors related to clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities.”

 

– American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

“The Center for Digital Health Humanities works as an aggregator of all major activities, events, projects, research and key players dealing with the impact that new technologies have on health. Its multidisciplinary approach focuses on the most relevant dimensions of this impact: therapeutic, social, economic, psychological, and communicational”

 

– Center for Digital Health Humanities

“With roots extending back to 1911, ASLME is a nonprofit educational organization. Our mission is to provide high-quality scholarship, debate, and critical thought for professionals at the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics. Our members come together to examine big health questions with far-reaching social ramifications . like genetic testing and research, medical record privacy, end-of-life decisions, and the dynamics of informed consent.”

 

– European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts

“The Health Humanities Consortium promotes health humanities scholarship, education, and practices through interdisciplinary methods and theories that focus on the intersection of the arts and humanities, health, illness, and healthcare.”

 

– Health Humanities Consortium

“The International Health Humanities Network provides a global platform for innovative humanities scholars, medical, health and social care professionals, voluntary sector workers and creative practitioners to join forces with informal and family carers, service-users and the wider self-caring public to explore, celebrate and develop new approaches in advancing health and wellbeing through the arts and humanities in hospitals, residential and community settings.”

 

– International Health Humanities Network

Literature & Medicine: Humanities, Health, & Healthcare discussion series are multi-session discussion series that explore issues central to caring for people, whether they are well, sick, or dying. These projects use literature, journalism, or other sources of humanities content such as film or theater to stimulate discussions on various health issues, such as advanced and chronic illnesses, mental illness, aging in a youth-obsessed world, issues around death and dying, rights of self-determination, wellness, and other relevant health topics in American society.”

 

– Mass Humanities: Literature & Medicine

“SLSAeu is the sister organisation of the international, USA-based Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. It welcomes colleagues in the humanities, the social sciences, the arts, all fields of science, medicine, engineering, computer sciences as well as independent scholars, artists and scientists.”

 

 Medical History Society of New Jersey

“The Medical History Society of New Jersey was founded on May 7, 1980, largely through the efforts of Dr. Morris H. Saffron (1905-1993), noted medical historian and practicing dermatologist. Our goal is to promote interest, research, and writing in medical history, and we are dedicated to the discussion and enjoyment of the history of medicine and allied fields.”

 

 The Society for Medical Anthropology

“One of the largest sections of the American Anthropological Association, we serve medical anthropology graduate students, practicing anthropologists, scholars, and scholar activists who address issues of local, national and international health importance. It is the hub of an active research community and a storehouse for information supporting the endeavors of medical anthropologists and their colleagues in allied social science fields.”

 

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