History of Medicine Society
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.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Hidden in Plain View: Discovering the Work of a 16th Century Anatomist Hidden in the Historiated Initials of Andreas Vesalius - Surprising Images of the Healing, Stealing, Dissection, and Vivisecting of Bodies
Douglas J. Lanska, MD, MS, MSPH, FAAN
Professor, I. M. Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia
Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Phillips Hall, Siebens Building
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Complimentary light buffet at 5:30 p.m.
Lecture at 6:00 p.m.
- July 24 - The History of Neurology in Film: The Early Beginnings
Presenter: Eelco F. Wijdicks, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of History of Medicine
- October 2- Title to be announced
Presenter: Judith Hartzell, author of "Mrs. Charlie: The Other Mayo"
- November 14 - The Frustrated Benevolence of 'Dr. Anonymous': Unraveling a Myth in the Early History of Angina Pectoris
Presenter: Paul D. Kligfield, M.D., 2019 W. Bruce Fye Visiting Professor
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY