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W. Bruce Fye History of Medicine Library: History of Medicine Society Lectures

History of Medicine Society Lectures

Previous lectures are available on the Video Exchange

Lecture Series 2023

January 24
"All the Work I Saw Was High Grade": William Mayo and South American Surgery, 1920 

Peter Kernahan, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

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May 16

“The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Everyone, Everywhere, All the Time” 

Gregory Poland, M.D., FIDSA, MACP, FRCP (London), LHD (hon)

“When Winter Came” - Presentation and Q&A with author Mary Beth Sartor Obermeyer 

Matthew A. Dacy, M.A.  

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June 22

Seeing is Saving: 50 years of CT Imaging at the Mayo Clinic

Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D.

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September 26

Almost a Century Ago: Did Carnations Lead to the Creation of the Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesiology and Perhaps the Specialty of Anesthesiology?

Douglas R. Bacon, M.D., M.A., F.A.S.A.

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October 2

Earl Wood: From centrifuge to bedside Investigating human physiology in challenging environments

Jan Stepanek, MD, MPH, FASMA and E.Andrew Wood, MS, PT, CBES

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