Find information on Nursing history, find research sources, and see collectibles and other interesting nursing history related content. The American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN) is a professional organization open to everyone interested in the history of nursing. The purpose of the Association is to foster the importance of history relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing. The association sponsors a conference on Nursing History in the Fall of every year. Members receive both a quarterly newsletter, the Bulletin, and the AAHN official publication, called the annual Nursing History Review.