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Happy 145th Birthday Harvey Cushing!

Apr 8, 2014

Happy 145th Birthday Harvey Cushing! Harvey Cushing, born on April 8th in Cleveland in 1869, was the last of ten children of Henry Kirke and Betsey Maria Cushing and descended from a long line of Cushing doctors.A brief list of his accomplishments include: He considerably improved the survival of patients after difficult brain operations for intracranial tumors.In clinical medicine, he was an early advocate of x-ray and blood pressure determination.He developed techniques to control... Read More

The Cushing Center: “Insightfully beautiful”

Feb 24, 2014

Since its opening in June 2010, the Cushing Center has become a destination of interest to many visitors including students from area schools, members of the Yale University and the New Haven community, medical students, physicians, and writers worldwide.   As of page 126 of the guest book, visitors have come from at least 33 US states and 46 countries including places as far away as Tasmania and Madagascar. Last year we provided guided tours to over 2,300 visitors, while many others ventured... Read More

ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

Feb 20, 2014

Have a common name?  Or have you changed your name?  Or your institutional affiliation over your career? Now you can make your research easier to find.  ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides a universal, 16-digit unique identifier that links your publications/research activities to you. You will start to come across ORCID during publication activities like manuscript and grant submissions.  Register now to help insure that your work is associated with the correct person. orcid.org

"The Perfect Man" on view in the Library

Feb 7, 2014

The Perfect Man recently acquired by the Historical Library on view in the Cushing RotundaJoin us for an exhibit tour of selected acquisitionswith curator Susan WheelerWednesday, February 19, at 12 noonIn 1895, the original bodybuilder Eugen Sandow was proclaimed “the perfect man” by Dudley Sargent (YMS 1878).  In 1827, former slave Belfast Burton was paid tribute by his patients and mentor in a rare broadside testimonial circulated in Philadelphia.  In 1871, J.J. Woodward shared the first... Read More

Finn's Schedule

Feb 7, 2014

Finn the Therapy Dog - the newest member of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library's staff - was officially introduced to the Yale community at a coffee hour on Friday, January 24th at 10am. Finn, a certified therapy dog, attended the event with his friend, Krista Knudson. Finn will be here every Friday EXCEPT:February 7April 4April 11The library will provide coffee and snacks.

Stephen E. Malawista, M.D.: A Lifetime of Research at Yale

Jan 30, 2014

Stephen Malawista had been associated with the Yale School of Medicine for over 50 years until his death last fall. His research bridged rheumatology, cell biology, inflammation, and infectious diseases. As a colleague Gerald Weismann said of him, “One might call him one of the most original, wide-ranging, and persistent biomedical researchers of his generation. He has made an unusually large number of original contributions, working in a rather unorthodox fashion. Rather than moving in a... Read More

A Cure for What Ails You: Songs from the Medical Library’s Sheet Music Collection

Jan 26, 2014

Exhibit curated by Toby AppelJanuary 23rd-May 2nd, 2014Harvey Cushing/ John Hay Whitney Medical Library foyerJoin us for an exhibit tour on Thursday, February 13 at 11:30.  Meet at the entrance to the Medical Library.  The tour scheduled for the 13th is cancelled due to inclement weather and will be re-scheduled for a later date. Celebrating a new collection of recently donated medically themed sheet music, this exhibit highlights music on medical providers, purveyors of remedies... Read More

New Resource – Thieme eNeurosurgery

Jan 16, 2014

eNeurosurgery is a library of neurosurgical e-books from Thieme Publishers. It also includes a collection of illustrated procedures as well as images and videos. The product has the capability to search the Thieme e-journals and the PubMed database. To find eNeurosurgery, go to the Resources list on the home page, or use Orbis or the e-books database to look it up by title.

Finn the Therapy Dog

Jan 15, 2014

Update:  Click here for Finn's schedule Finn the Therapy Dog - the newest member of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library's staff - will be officially introduced to the Yale community at a coffee hour on Friday, January 24th at 10am.  Finn, a certified therapy dog, will attend the event with his friend, Krista Knudson.  Finn will be in the Medical Library most Fridays for anyone in need of a furry friend.  Come join us on most Fridays!

ACP PIER is now ACP Smart Medicine

Jan 7, 2014

This point-of-care decision support tool is available through the Medical Library subscription to Stat!Ref.  ACP Smart Medicine provides access to hundreds of evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy, prevention, screening and more.  You will find links to ACP Smart Medicine on the Clinical Resources or Evidence-based Practice portal pages. It is also available for mobile devices through the Stat!Ref Mobile application. Access ACP Smart Medicine now.  If you are a member of the... Read More