Students matriculated into the MD or graduate programs in the School of Medicine or PhD programs in the School of Public Health may apply to the 1-year MA in the History of Medicine. The work of this program extends over all phases and dimensions of the development of medicine and related sciences, the history of disease, and the historical analysis of related conceptual, cultural, and social problems. Students acquire facility in the methods of historical research and gain a wide acquaintance with the available literature in the history of medicine, science, and related fields of history.
Candidates for the on-site one year Master of Arts in the History of Medicine must be enrolled in the MD or other graduate program at the School of Medicine or School of Public Health. For more information, contact the departmental Director of Graduate Studies, below.
Graham Mooney, Director of Graduate Studies
Department of the History of Medicine
Requirements include the demonstration of competence in the general history of medicine by completing the coursework expected of all full-time first year graduate students in the Department, passing an examination at the end of the first year of study, completion of a satisfactory research essay, and demonstrated reading ability of one foreign language.
|ME.150.699||History of Medicine Elective|
|ME.150.701||Outline of History of Medicine I: Antiquity to Scientific Revolution|
|ME.150.702||Outline History of Modern Medicine: 18th – 20th Centuries|
|ME.150.713||Oral History: Theory and Method|
|ME.150.714||History of Twentieth Century Biomedicine|
|ME.150.735||Controlling Epidemics: Historical Perspectives/Graduate Seminar|
|ME.150.736||Histories of Reproduction|
|ME.150.801||Research in the History of Medicine: Dissertation|
|PH.550.605||History of Public Health||3|
|PH.221.605||History of International Health and Development||2|
|PH.550.609||Life and Death in Charm City: Histories of Public Health in Baltimore, 1750 to the Present||3|
|AS.070.624||Normal and Pathological|
|AS.140.391||Individualized Medicine from Antiquity to the Genome Age||3|
|AS.140.435||Ways of Knowing: New Histories of Science, Medicine, and Technology||3|
|AS.140.601||Research Methods/Hist Sci|