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Killer or Cure? Poison through the Centuries

Mar 1, 2023

    On display in the Cushing Rotunda, March 22 - August 13, 2023 A touchstone of murder mysteries and historical intrigue, tactical warfare and political coups, poison looms large in our cultural imagination. An invisible agent of death, it might be hiding anywhere, stashed in a secret agent’s suitcase or mixed into a murderous martini.  Less glamorously, but even more palpably, it lurks in our... Read More

Valentine's Day Cards from the Medical Library

Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Day is a great time to show your appreciation for someone special. And nothing says "I appreciate you" more than a delightfully corny, medically themed Valentine's Day card, created by Access Services Librarian Megan Nance. Stop by the Medical Library to fill one (or many!) out, or download the files below to send a pun-filled message!        

Full Access to JoVE Journal

Feb 9, 2023

After years of requests for video content, the Medical and Marx libraries have extended access to JoVE, the peer-reviewed scientific video journal formerly known as the Journal of Visualized Experiments. Yale now has access to the full JoVE Journal, including all specialties.  “Yale faculty have contributed to many JoVE clinical skills videos and as such we trust that the content aligns... Read More

Job Opportunity: Collection Strategies Librarian

Jan 26, 2023

Would you like to grow and thrive professionally in a collaborative, supportive, and user-centered environment? Come be a part of our team, or share with your friends! Yale offers great benefits, relocation support, and a wonderful group of innovative and dedicated colleagues. New Haven is a small, dynamic city between New York City and Boston, with professional theater, world-renowned... Read More

New Exhibition: The Medical Lens: Highlights from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Historic Medical Photography Collection

Jan 24, 2023

The Medical Lens: Highlights from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Historic Medical Photography Collection January 27, 2023 - March 10, 2023 (EXTENDED TO MARCH 19TH!) Join us at the Medical Library for our newest Rotunda exhibition! Medicine is a field grounded in the visual world. Over the centuries, illustration became increasingly embedded in the medical field via textbooks,... Read More

Heidi, the (Anatomy) Lab-rador Retriever, Boosts Wellness at Yale School of Medicine

Jan 11, 2023

Written by Abigail Roth  Originally posted on the Yale School of Medicine website Heidi, the Yale Police Department’s (YPD) yellow Labrador Retriever service dog and community engagement ambassador, was a frequent—much appreciated—visitor to the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) campus during the fall semester, especially outside the anatomy lab. Heidi greeted first-year medical students, and many... Read More

How to Write a Data Management Plan - Email Course

Jan 5, 2023

On January 25, 2023, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will update its Data Management and Sharing Policy to further accelerate biomedical research discovery through scientific data sharing. The policy includes two main requirements: submission of a data management and sharing plan and agreement to comply with that plan, including sharing and preserving data for the long-term. The Medical... Read More

Meet Handsome Dan XIX on Dec 14th

Dec 2, 2022

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is thrilled to welcome Handsome Dan XIX on December 14, 2022. Please stop by the entrance from 2pm - 3pm to meet Yale's famous furry mascot, give him pets, and take a few selfies! We have also invited Student Wellness Counselor, Sundari Birdsall, who will be connecting with patrons and sharing information about wellness resources during the event. We look... Read More

New Collection: Gary C. Burget Papers

Nov 30, 2022

Written By Laura Juliano, Processing Archivist The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce the Gary C. Burget M.D. papers are now open for research. Gary C. Burget, M.D. (1941-2017), was a plastic surgeon specializing in facial and nasal reconstruction, working in both Miami, Florida and Chicago, Illinois for over 40 years of medical practice. Burget attended Yale University as... Read More

24/7 Computing & Study Space Becomes Designated Masking Area

Nov 14, 2022

Beginning Monday, November 21, 2022, the Medical Library’s 24/7 Computing & Study Space will become a designated masking area when the Medical Library is open. This space is equipped with 13 computing workstations and is accessible by both stairs and elevator during regular library hours. We appreciate your cooperation in making our spaces welcoming and accessible for all.