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What are Medical Photographs of Plague?
Under the Black Eagle Pharmacy Museum
Ukraine's oldest operating pharmacy now offers guests a fascinating walk through apothecary history.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Anatomy's Photography: Objectivity, showmanship and the reinvention of the anatomical image 1860-1950
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Mercy Street's Mansion House Hospital
By Stephen J. Greenberg
January 19, 2017
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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D.C. tourism guide rejects Frederick museum's ad containing Confederate Flag
July 22nd 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Four More Heads for the Indian Trophy Room
Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/06/15/four-more-heads-indian-trophy-room-164780
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
You are cordially invited to the next NLM History of Medicine lecture, to be held on Wednesday, June 22, from 2 pm to 3pm in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD. For this year's James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture, W. Bruce Fye, MD, MA, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will speak on "The Origins and Evolution of the Mayo Clinic from 1864 to 1939: A Minnesota Family Practice Becomes an International 'Medical Mecca'"
This presentation will describe the origins and international impact of the Mayo Clinic through 1939, the year that William J. and Charles H. Mayo died. Multispecialty group practice was invented at Mayo at the beginning of the twentieth century. A visiting Canadian surgeon wrote in 1906, "Specialization and cooperation, with the best that can be had in each department, is here the motto. Cannot these principles be tried elsewhere?" Dr. Fye will address the Mayo Clinic's major (and underappreciated) role in the development of rigorous postgraduate (specialty) training. Unlike traditional academic medical centers that emphasize research, Mayo's main mission has always been patient care. This patient-centered activity has been undertaken in an environment enriched by extensive programs devoted to specialty training and clinical research. The clinic's long-standing culture of collaboration is cited as one of the key ingredients of its success.
This lecture will be live-streamed globally, and subsequently archived, by NIH VideoCasting:
All are welcome.
Sign language interpretation is provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate may contact Stephen Greenberg at 301-435-4995, e-mail email@example.com, or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).
In addition, we warmly welcome you to visit our blog, "Circulating Now," where you can learn more about the collections and related programs of the History of Medicine Division of the NLM:
Here also you can read interviews with previous lecturers:
Due to current security measures at NIH, off-campus visitors are advised to consult the NLM Visitors and Security website:
NLM's History of Medicine Division
Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, Chief
Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD
Coordinator of Public Services
History of Medicine Division
National Library of Medicine, NIH
Friday, June 10, 2016
There is a rare opening at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) for someone with the right combination of skills (osteology, anatomy, museum collections management.) Application period closes June 22.
MUSEUM SPECIALIST (ANATOMICAL)
Defense Health Agencyhttps://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441147300/
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child's burial
Boozman: Get skull out of museumhttp://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2016/jun/07/in-senate-new-life-for-a-child-s-burial/
Sunday, May 22, 2016
The Strangest Book of 2016 is 'The Anatomical Venus'
Monday, May 16, 2016
Grisly medical museum opens to virtual world for first time
The Macabre artefacts from Scotland's medical history will be virtually on show for the first time.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Named in honor of Major General (Retired) Spurgeon H. Neel, first Commanding General of Health Services Command (now U.S. Army Medical Command), the award competition is open to all federal employees, military and civilian, as well as nongovernmental civilian authors. More information about MG (Ret) Neel can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spurgeon_Neel.
The AMEDD Museum Foundation will present a special medallion award and a $500 monetary prize to the winner at a Foundation-sponsored event early in 2017. The winning submission will be published in the AMEDD Journal during 2017.
All manuscripts must be submitted to the AMEDD Museum Foundation by September 30, 2016. At the time of submission, a manuscript must be original work and not pending publication in any other periodical. It must conform to the Writing and Submission Guidance of the AMEDD Journal, and must relate to the history, legacy, and/or traditions of the Army Medical Department. Manuscripts will be reviewed and evaluated by a six-member board with representatives from the AMEDD Museum Foundation, the AMEDD Center of History and Heritage, and the AMEDD Journal. The winning manuscript will be selected and announced in December 2016.
Submit manuscripts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional details concerning the Spurgeon Neel Annual Award may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Sue McMasters at the AMEDD Museum Foundation, 210-226-0265.