An interview with Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her research on Dr. James Marion Sims and the history of American medicine and slavery.
News and Announcements from the History of Medicine Division
Narratives of Pandemics Past: Archival Approaches to Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic
An interview with Alexandre White, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on historical perspectives on the COVID-19 global health crisis.
Shared Suffering Onscreen
Circulating Now welcomes guest Benjamín Schultz-Figueroa, PhD, Assistant Professor in Film Studies at Seattle University, to discuss his research on the history of scientific filmmaking
International Film Festival Includes NLM Titles
By Sarah Eilers ~ Coming up September 24-26, the Healthy Scepticism Film Festival, a free virtual program organised by the Wellcome Trust, features a range
Peril in the Air: Pollution Activism on Film
An interview withSarah Eilers and Angela Saward on theirNLM History Talk about the intersection of filmmaking, government, and medicine working together to drive environmental awareness and policy.
Follow NLM Collections Now on Instagram
By Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce that we have joined Instagram! Follow @nlm_collections to see highlights from our
Fifty Years Ago: The Darkening Day
By Erika Mills ~ In 1970, the National Library of Medicine featured an exhibition about pollution called The Darkening Day. The modern environmental movement had
Dissecting Gender: Reframing Anatomical History Through the Female Body
An interview with Allison Hill-Edgar, MD, MFA on her NLM History Talk and her work related to connections between early anatomical works and contemporary medical practice.
An Articella in Catalan, 1475
By Margaret Kaiser ~ The National Library of Medicine recently acquired a rare manuscript related to the Ancient Greek physician Galen. It is an Articella—a
Films of State: Using Government Film
By Sarah Eilers ~ Last week I presented (Zooming, of course) at the “Films of State: Moving Images Made by Governments” conference, cosponsored by the