The Center for the History of Medicine offers researchers many funded opportunities to offset the costs of research.

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Since 2001, the Center for the History of Medicine has been a participating member of the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC). Information about the Consortium fellowship is on the NERFC website. NERFC awards money to researchers who want to use Center resources and those of numerous other New England repositories.

Boston Medical Library Fellowships Since 2003, the Center for the History of Medicine has offered research fellowships of up to $5000 to support research in the history of medicine. The Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine sponsors these annual fellowships.

Download the application: The Boston Medical Library Fellowships, 2018-2019

2018-2019 Boston Medical Library Fellows

  • Jessica M. Dandona (Minneapolis College of Art and Design
    19th Century Techniques of Medical Visualization
  • Jean Franzino (Beloit College)
    Dis-Union: Disability Cultures and the American Civil War
  • Shari Goldberg (Franklin and Marshall College)
    The Story of Suggestion: American Literature and the Formation of Persons
  • Paula A. Michaels (Monash University)
    The Final Epidemic: Physicians in the Global Antinuclear Movement, 1961-1991
  • Gorav Krishna Nandi (Yale University)
    Exchange of Experts between India and the United States after Indian Independence
  • Belle S. Tuten (Juniata College)
    The Tractatus Pulcherrimus de Passionibus Mamillarum manuscript
  • Madeline Bourque Kearin (Brown University)
    The Sensory Ecology of Insanity at Worcester State Hospital, 1833-1900

The Center maintains a list of former Countway Fellows. Please contact us for more information.

Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation Fellowships
Since 2008, the Archives for Women in Medicine in the Center for the History of Medicine has partnered with the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation to offer an annual fellowship to support scholarship on the role of women in medicine and the biomedical sciences.

Download the application: The Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation Research Fellowship

2017-2018 Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation Fellows

  • Maria Daxenbichler (University of Buffalo)
    Gynecology in the Progressive Era
  • Jordan Katz (Columbia University)
    The Role of Jewish Midwives in the Early Modern Ashkenazic World

Download a list of former Legacy Foundation fellows