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Medical History

The Section on Medical History, founded in 1905, is one of the oldest groups in the United States devoted to the history of medicine.


Each year, the Section sponsors a series of lectures, tours, conferences, and classes. Section events are listed on the College's Calendar of Events. The Section is chaired by Kenneth Weiss, MD.



Membership in the Section is open to everyone. Section Members pay dues that go toward the cost of programming and mailings to its members.

Membership Fee: $50

Free for students

If you have any questions, please contact Erin Scheckenbach at

Section on Medical History Membership Form

Fill out and mail in this form to join the Section, or use the link above to join and pay your membership dues online.  

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