Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about the heart.
By Tal Golan ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Dr. William J. Morton (1845–1920) hurried this book, The X
By James Labosier ~ The Association of American Military Surgeons (AAMS) originated with only fifty members as the Association of Military Surgeons of the National
By Elizabeth Mullen ~ As the end of October approaches many people begin to think about costumes. A Halloween mask could frighten your friends, hide
By Susan Crawford ~ My grandfather, John T. Brundage, MD was the only doctor in Moscow, Pennsylvania, a community of about 1000 people. Practicing medicine
By Sanders Marble ~ In November 2017, I was fortunate to get an NLM Michael E. Debakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine to explore
By Kurt A. Dasse ~ Dr. Michael E. DeBakey had a long and distinguished career exemplified by his surgical and technological innovations, institution-building, and medical
By Craig Miller ~ Michael E DeBakey’s life and career are primarily associated in medical history and the public consciousness with his many years at
By Justin Barr ~ Michael DeBakey came to Houston in 1948 as the new chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Rachel James, a recent library school graduate, developed finding aids for historical audiovisual collections at NLM through the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Career Enhancement Program Fellowship.