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.
By Rachel James ~ I’ve spent the last year watching heart surgery in a library. I’ve been working as an intern with Sarah Eilers, who
George P. Noon, MD, and Shelley McKellar, PhD will give the inaugural Michael E. DeBakey Lecture on March 21, 2017 at 2:00 ET in the
Shelley McKellar, PhD and George P. Noon, MD, will give the inaugural Michael E. DeBakey Lecture on March 21, 2017 at 2:00 ET in the
By James Labosier and John Rees A new archival collection, The Mark M. Ravitch Papers, 1932-1989, is now available at the National Library of Medicine
By Susan Speaker In March of 1959, Dr. Michael DeBakey testified in the U.S. House of Representatives about the phenomenal progress made against cardiovascular disease
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Yi-Li Wu. Dr. Wu is a Center Associate of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan,
By Tal Golan ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Dr. William J. Morton (1845–1920) hurried his book The X-Ray: Or,
By Margaret Kaiser The “wound man” was a most popular image, especially in early printed books. Pierced by a variety of weapons, he demonstrated the
By Susan Speaker “Operation Overlord”—the invasion of France’s Normandy coast that began on June 6, 1944—was the largest amphibious military operation in the history of
By Jill L. Newmark ~ “…the sight of his uniform stirred the faintest heart to faith in the new destiny of the race, for Dr.
By Erika Mills The month we celebrate presidential birthdays is upon us again! George Washington was born in Virginia on February 22, 1732. Until his