History of Medicine Society
Lecture Series 2017
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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 18 (Wed.) Leighton Auditorium
Building a Shared Identity: Filipino Nurses Exchange Experiences From the Late 1960s and Beyond
Julie A. Lundberg, MAN, RN, CCRN & Kathleen K. Zarling, MS, APRN, NC-BC, CTTS, MAACVPR, FPCNA
March 22 (Wed.) Leighton Auditorium
St. Marys Hospital 1889-1953: An Architectural History
Mr. Ken Allsen, Local Author and Architectural Historian, Rochester, MN
May 10 (Wed.) Leighton Auditorium
The History of Otorhinolarngology at Mayo Clinic: The Birth and Development of a Surgical Subspecialty
Dr. Matthew L. Carlson, Otorhinoloryngology, Gonda 12-South
July 17 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
Lager vs. Listerism: Comparing the Brewers Schuster and the Doctors Mayo
Dr. Christopher J. Boes, Neurology, Mayo W-8
September 11 (Mon.) Leighton Auditorium
Mayo Clinic: World Famous Medical Center to the Region
Jennifer Gunn, Ph.D., Director, Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota, MN
October 23 (Mon.) Leighton Auditorium
The Patient Experience of Illness: A Historical Tour through Art
Dr. T. John (Jock) Murray, FRCPC, - W. Bruce Fye Visiting Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, CA
November 13 (Mon.) Phillips Hall
French Caricatures of Doctors (1906-1926): Graphic Satire and the Search for Hidden Meanings
W. Bruce Fye, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
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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