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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence's visit to the National Museum of Health and Medicine
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
You are cordially invited to a public symposium to mark the recent publication of Images of America: US National Library of Medicine, and the simultaneous availability via NLM Digital Collections of the complete book at:
and original versions of the 170+ images which appear in the book in black and white:
Learn more about this new, publicly-available publication here:
The symposium will be a part of the NLM History of Medicine Lecture Series and will take place this Thursday, July 13, 2016, from 2:30pm to 4pm in Lipsett Amphitheater on the first floor of the NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD. PLEASE NOTE THE SPECIAL TIME AND VENUE.
If you cannot join us onsite, you can watch the proceedings via NIH Videocasting: https://videocast.nih.gov/. You can also participate in the proceedings via Twitter by following #NLMHistTalk.
Sign language interpretation is provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate may contact Stephen J. Greenberg at 301-827-4577, or by email at email@example.com, or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).
Due to current security measures at NIH, off-campus visitors are advised to consult the NLM Visitors and Security website:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Deaf Difference + Space Survival Exhibit is an excellent exhibit on the use of deaf men with no sense of balance to experiment on how they and the Mercury 7 astronauts would deal with weightlessness and centrifugal forces. If you're around Washington, DC, it's well worth seeing. An account of the experiments is here - https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/how-being-deaf-made-difference-space-research
My photographs of a tour with historian Jean Bergey and original volunteer Harry Larson (and Navy Medicine historian Andre Sobocinski) can be seen here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/42072348@N00/albums/72157684118530696
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
What Ho, Apothecary! 18 Intriguing Pharmacy Museums
Take a calmative and visit one of these preserved drug preparers.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
World War I Centenary Forum: The Frances Dupuy Fletcher Photo Album
by Circulating Now on April 5, 2017
Stephen J. Greenberg, will speak at 2 PM ET on April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on "The Frances Dupuy Fletcher Photo Album" as part of the Library's World War I Centenary Forum. Circulating Now interviewed him about his work.
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 non-governmental civilian authors who submit manuscripts for publishing consideration.
The AMEDD Museum Foundation will present a special medallion award and a $1000 monetary prize to the winner, who will be notified in advance, at a Foundation-sponsored event early in 2018.
All manuscripts must be submitted to the AMEDD Museum Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org, by 30 September 2017. 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 committee appointed by the President of the AMEDD Museum Foundation. The winning manuscript will be selected no later than December 2017.
Additional detail concerning the Spurgeon Neel Annual Award may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Sue McMasters at the AMEDD Museum Foundation, 210-226-0265.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Sarah Eilers, will speak at 2 PM ET on April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on "Masking Devastation: Inside Anna Ladd's Paris Studio" as part of the Library's World War I Centenary Forum. Circulating Now interviewed her about her work.
Circulating Now: Please tell us a little about yourself. Where are you from? What do you do? What is your typical workday like?
The original film she discusses is at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, since the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology no longer exists. See the rest of the interview at https://circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov/2017/04/04/world-war-i-centenary-forum-masking-devastation/
Monday, March 27, 2017
Mobile Medical Museum full of interesting artifactsMar 24, 2017
By Lee Peck, FOX10 News Reporter
Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Rebecca Pou | Movers & Shakers 2017 – Digital Developers
MARCH 25, 2017–JANUARY 15, 2018
I'm sure this will be a good exhibit and I plan to go see it. The hospital treated mentally-ill soldiers for much of the nineteenth century and there's a Civil War graveyard on the site.
St. Elizabeths had a historic collection, or museum, that was broken up in the 1990s with material going to the National Archives, the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Howard University, and at least two other places.
Here's the Medical Museum's description of its holdings:
SAINT ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL COLLECTION, 1861-1990
No finding aid,21 boxes, unarranged, inactive, unrestricted.
Material transferred when Saint Elizabeth's closed its museum due to being transferred from the federal government to the District of Columbia. Includes books, photographs,paintings, patient art, certificates, and pamphlets. Most photographs and paintings are portraits of staff. Objects also in Historical Collections.
Additional material transferred to the National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of American History, Howard University,Department of the Interior Museum, Department of Health and Human Services' SAMSUS, Smithsonian Institution Castle, National Archives, and the Octagon House.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Florence Nightingale Museum
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Jan 31, 2017
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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