This year marks the 200th anniversary of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell’s birth. As the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American medical school,
By Erika Mills ~ Immigration and migration are important parts of the American story; and health care and medicine have played a role in inclusion
By Erika Mills ~ Around the world, communities, in collaboration with scientists, advocates, governments, and international organizations, are taking up the challenge to prevent illness
By Sara Farhan ~ The Fourth Annual Middle East Medical Assembly (MEMA), hosted by the American University of Beirut, took place in Lebanon in April
By Christie Moffatt and Elizabeth Mullen ~ Like many other events this year, graduation was special, due to circumstances defining how graduates are entering the
Circulating Now interviewed Sara Farhan, Ph.D., a 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Fellow in the History of Medicine, about her NLM History Talk.
By Amanda Maple (Pennsylvania State University) and Sarah Eilers (NLM) ~ From Experimentally produced neurotic behavior in the rat to Prefrontal lobotomy in chronic schizophrenia,
“The long looked for day has come and it is passed and all the toil is over for its attainment.”
This guidebook by Honnor Morten, a lifelong advocate, provided young women with practical recommendations and a real sense of the possibilities of becoming a nurse in the 1890s.
By Susan Crawford ~ My grandfather, John T. Brundage, MD was the only doctor in Moscow, Pennsylvania, a community of about 1000 people. Practicing medicine