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Neurosurgical Atlas 30-Day Trial

Feb 23, 2024

The Cushing/Whiney Medical Library has begun a free trial of the Neurosurgical Atlas. The trial will run through March 23, 2024. This resource provides: Interactive neuroanatomy tools Original illustrations 3D models Case series Grand round lectures Videos of neurosurgical techniques and procedures We are collecting patron feedback on... Read More

Mindscapes: Stories of Mental Health through Yale Collections

Feb 20, 2024

On view in the hallway and rotunda from February 19th – August 16th, 2024 Curated by Melissa Grafe, Ph.D. and Laura Phillips, Ph.D. Mindscapes tells a story about mental health—its visibility, classification, and treatment—through the archival and visual art collections of the Medical Historical Library. Instead of a sweeping grand narrative of medical progress, Mindscapes presents a... Read More

New Books Added in February

Feb 15, 2024

The New Books section consists of items recently added to our collection. Our newly created Graphic Medicine collection features graphic novels about various healthcare subjects. Both collections can be found on the main floor of the library across from the circulation desk. Click the links below to access the full collection and to request items using Quicksearch:  Recently Added Items... Read More

Stata MP Now Available

Jan 16, 2024

Stata MP is now available for all faculty, staff, and students. Stata is a statistical software package that is widely used across many disciplines for data analysis. To download Stata MP, sign in to the Yale Software Library and select Yale Licensed Software from the top navigation. Next, choose StataCorp. Anyone currently using the SE or BE edition of Stata can upgrade to MP. The campus-wide... Read More

Work in Medicine—as Context, Disease, and Cure

Jan 5, 2024

Written by Jiemin Tina Wei, Ferenc Gyorgyey/Stanley Simbonis YSM’57 Research Travel Grant recipient, 2023-2024 December 29, 2023 What is the relationship between work and medicine? It may seem obvious, especially amidst this year’s wave of unionization of medical residents, that medicine is a form of work. But just as medicine can be work, work can be (and has been, in certain historical moments... Read More

Access to the Cushing Center is Changing

Dec 19, 2023

As part of a larger reimagining of the Cushing Center, we’d like to share our new mission statement: The mission of the Cushing Center is to inspire wonder about the human brain and its disorders, to educate visitors about the history of modern neurosurgery, and to respectfully steward the remains of patients contained within the Cushing Brain Tumor Registry. The Cushing Center will be closed... Read More

Patent Medicines, Medicine Shows, and The Secret Life of Blackface

Oct 12, 2023

Written by Michael Ortiz-Castro, Harvard University Ferenc Gyorgyey/Stanley Simbonis YSM’57 Research Travel Grant recipient, 2023-2024 Medicine shows were grand spectacles—among some of the first large scale, public, and free theatrical venues in the United States. The spectacles were incredibly popular in the U.S., particularly in the South and the West, from the 1870s to about the... Read More

New Exhibition Celebrates 100 Years of Yale School of Nursing

Aug 24, 2023

Yale School of Nursing Centennial (1923 - 2023) On view in the Cushing Rotunda August 18, 2023 - January 14, 2024 Please join us for our newest exhibition celebrating 100 years of the Yale School of Nursing. The core mission of Yale School of Nursing (YSN) is “better health for all people.” As we celebrate YSN's 100th anniversary, we take this opportunity to explore and reflect on the school’s... Read More

An Intern’s Journey Through History: Extending the Past for the Future

Aug 17, 2023

Article by Blake Spencer – July 7, 2023 At Yale University’s Center for Preservation and Conservation, there is an air of care and fastidiousness when dealing with materials that hold irreplaceable value to multiple audiences. From arabesque covers bearing allegories relating to metaphysics to the material world of important information detailed within those covers, there... Read More

Sketchy Medical – New Resource Alert!

Aug 14, 2023

The Medical Library is happy to announce that we have licensed Sketchy Medical for the upcoming academic year. To access, click "Continue with your school" and select Yale. This popular resource received a 90% student satisfaction rate on the LCME Independent Student Analysis Report and ranked the highest of the online learning materials for medical education!  Sketchy Medical’s creative... Read More