By Kelly West ~ When I consider that I was once a sickly, premature baby brought into this world while my mother was on the
Urbane Bass: Doctor and Hero
Dr. Tom Ewing, Professor of History at Virginia Tech on the life and service of World War I Distinguished Service Cross recipient Dr. Urbane Bass. .
Precautions for Doctors, 1495
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Richard Tait, PhD, who shares his research on a rare incunable in the National Library of Medicine’s collection. Dr. Tait
Remembering Dr. Andrew C. Jackson and the Tulsa Race Massacre
June 1, 2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Dr. Jackson, a prominent Black physician, was murdered during the massacre.
Elizabeth Blackwell: “That Girl There Is Doctor In Medicine” Part II
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,
Elizabeth Blackwell: “That Girl There Is Doctor In Medicine” Part I
As the first woman to receive an MD degree from an American medical school, Blackwell overcame many obstacles and laid a foundation for American women physicians.
Rise, Serve, Lead… And Publish
Circulating Now interviewed Ashley Bowen, Ph.D., about her NLM History Talk “Rise, Serve, Lead… And Publish: Including Women Physicians’ Writings in Rise, Serve, Lead: America’s Women Physicians.”
A Bit of Hollywood in the Operating Room
Read the latest addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Caitjan Gainty, PhD, from Kings College, London, shares insights on the work of obstetrician and filmmaker Joseph B. DeLee.
Celebrating the Graduation Season
“The long looked for day has come and it is passed and all the toil is over for its attainment.”
Rise, Serve, Lead!: Celebrating Virginia Apgar
To commemorate Women’s History Month, NLM launched the exhibition Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians on March 4th. Rise Serve Lead! features a database of