Welcome to the Cushing Center

This brief video produced by Doug Forbush and the Yale Broadcast and Media Center tells the story of one of the most important names in neurosurgery: Dr. Harvey Cushing. How did his unique collection of medical specimens come to reside at the new Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine?

In the Media

"See these stunning photos of brain surgery's earliest patients," Atlas Obscura, May 18, 2015
"Human Brains in Jars at Yale's Medical Library," Slate.com, October 6, 2014
"The Harvey Cushing Brain Tumor Registry," The New Yorker, October 2, 2014
"Humanizing a Historic Brain Collection,"  Hyperallergic, July 22, 2014
"The other brain trust," Yale Herald, February 7, 2014
"Inside neurosurgery’s rise," New York Times, August 23, 2010
"Cushing collection once again open for research," Yale Medicine, Spring 2010

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Contact

Terry Dagradi

Terry Dagradi
Cushing Center Coordinator
(203)737-2960
terry.dagradi@yale.edu

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Welcome to the Cushing Center

This brief video produced by Doug Forbush and the Yale Broadcast and Media Center tells the story of one of the most important names in neurosurgery: Dr. Harvey Cushing. How did his unique collection of medical specimens come to reside at the new Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine?