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American Association of the History of Medicine


"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. It is comprised of professional historians, practicing health professionals, librarians and archivists in the history of the health sciences, graduate students and students actively seeking professional degrees... Founded in 1925, the AAHM is the largest U.S. organization of its type, with over 1200 members."

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harvey Cushing
8-Apr-1869 7-Oct-1939 Cushing's Syndrome

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