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Please join AIHP now by clicking the button above or by completing an AIHP Membership Application [pdf] to share in the exploration and preservation of pharmacy’s heritage. All our programs are funded entirely by the contributions of past and present members.


In return for your membership support you will receive: 

** Starting in 2021, the title of AIHP’s scholarly journal will change from Pharmacy in History to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals.

Your membership also supports AIHP’s vital programs and services:

  • Historical information service
  • Photographic/illustration service
  • Grant programs for graduate students, instructors, and researchers
  • Awards recognizing research and accomplishments in the field

Dues (Tax deductible):

AIHP Contribution Levels for 2021

Beginning 15 September 2020

Individual Members

Life Member…..$6,360

* outside of the US, add $20 for shipping & handling

Corporate and Institutional Members


* outside of the US, add $20 for shipping & handling

JStor Access

All current issues of History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals and past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR. Many libraries provide access to JSTOR; or readers can purchase individual articles from JSTOR.

All AIHP Individual members who provide us with their email address will receive complimentary access to current issues of History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals and the Pharmacy in History JSTOR archive. 

For Libraries, the historical archive of Pharmacy in History (with a three-year embargo) is available through JSTOR’s Arts and Sciences X Collection. Recent issues of History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy in History (within the last three years) are available through JSTOR’s current scholarship program. Institutional subscribers must contact AIHP directly to arrange for access to recent issues at JSTOR.

AIHP is a non-profit charitable organization. Membership dues are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Individual regular membership dues are $80 ($100 if you live outside the United States). Payment can be made by check or money order in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. The AIHP also accepts payment via Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.

Become a member by mailing your payment and the completed Membership Application to:

UW School of Pharmacy
777 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI  53705-2222

You may also email you completed Membership Application to:

Advancing knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines.

AIHP Thanks Members of the National Pharmacy Association Sponsorship program

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AIHP Wants to Document Your COVID-19 Stories and Experiences

AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.

Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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Join AIHP and Subscribe to Pharmacy in History

  • Individual Subscription For $80/year ($100/foreign)

  • Institutional/Corporate subscription For $160/year ($180/foreign)

  • Pharmacy Education Fund (Schools or College of Pharmacy) For $330/year

Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive
All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events): 

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