The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. Originally founded in 1978 as a historical methodology group, the association was briefly named the International History of Nursing Society. The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the importance of history as relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing by...Continue
AAHN is a network of discovery that advances historical scholarship in nursing and healthcare and promotes the development of historians.
Promote the appreciation and scholarship of the history of nursing to inform and shape nursing's future.
Membership includes the annual journal, The Nursing History Review and the semi-annual, AAHN Bulletin. At the annual meeting members have the opportunity to meet and discuss historical interests with other nursing history researchers. Join AAHN Today!
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33rd Annual AAHN Nursing Conference
September 22-25, 2016
Co-Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing
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