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
On June 6, 1944, among the troops that waded onto the Normandy beaches were over 40 U.S. surgical teams. Dr. Henry Swan described his experience…
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