History of Medicine Society
Lecture Series

This scholarly program presents lectures on diverse topics by experts in the history of medicine. Lectures are free and open to Mayo Clinic employees and students, patients, visitors and the public. 

Monday, July 17

Lager vs. Listerism:  Comparing and Contrasting the Brewers Schuster and the Doctors Mayo    


Christopher J. Boes, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic

Phillips Hall, Siebens Building
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  

Complimentary light buffet at 5:30 p.m.
Lecture at 6:00 p.m.

Note: To provide adequate seating and food, please RSVP by Thursday, July 13: (507) 284-3676 or email lane.hilary@mayo.edu

2017 Dates

  • September 11 - "Mayo Clinic: World Famous Medical Center to the Region" - presented by Jennifer Gunn, Ph.D., Director, Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota, MN

  • October 23 - presentation by Thomas John (Jock) Murray, FRCPC, W. Bruce Fye Visiting Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, CA

  • November 13 - "Early 20th Century French Caricatures of Physicians and Surgeons: A Stunning Display of Artistic Satire" - presented by W. Bruce Fye, M.D.

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