History of Medicine Society
Lecture Series 2018
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All lectures in this series begin at 6:00 p.m. and are free and open to Mayo staff, residents, students, patients, visitors and the community.
In order to provide adequate seating and food for these events please RSVP at least 2 days before the presentation. Phone (507) 284-3676 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 25 (Thurs.) Leighton Auditorium
The Tsar's Doctor: The Selfless and Devoted Life of Dr. Eugene Botkin
Rafael E. Jimenez, M.D., Anatomic Pathology, Hilton 11.
March 19 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
The Mayo Clinic Collection of Wax Models
Ms. Karen Koka, Archivist Librarian, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine, Plummer 3
May 23 (Wed.) Leighton Auditorium
From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War
Dr. James V. Donadio Jr., Emeritus Staff, Plummer N-10
July 23 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
Title to be announced
Dr. Christopher J. Boes, Neurology, Mayo W-8
September 10 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
Where Healing Begins: How Art and Architecture, Systems and Spirit Create the Unique Environment of Mayo Clinic
Matthew D. Dacy, Development, Siebens 9
November 12 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
Title to be determined
W. Bruce Fye Visiting Professor
Bert Hansen, Ph.D., Professor of History in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, Baruch College, New York, NY
The W. Bruce Fye History of Medicine Library is a specialized library housing important collections in the history of medicine and allied sciences. Several thousand volumes of rare medical classics (from 1479) and early journal literature (from 1665) comprise the core collection of primary literature on all aspects of medicine and allied fields. More recently published histories, biographies, facsimiles, and other support materials comprise the remainder of the collection of some 23,000 total volumes. Special strengths include anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, immunology, ophthalmology and neurology. The library also has a large collection of Mayo physician bound reprints.
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