Founded in 1965, the British Society for the History of Medicine is an active and vibrant organisation that welcomes all who have an interest in the study of the history of medicine. We strive to promote organisations and individuals involved in the study of the history of medicine and to provide a platform for presentation and sharing of ideas.

Further details of our aims, objectives and initiatives can be found here


If you would like to join us as a member click here
Individual membership costs just £15/year.


An interview about the BSHM with our past President Iain Macintyre  and an article about  Douglas Guthrie, our first President, are available here.