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Award winning film "Twero: The Road to Health" Showing on Nov. 5th

Oct 27, 2012

Don't miss the chance to view this film by 2012 Yale School of Medicine graduate Michael Otremba, MD.  This documentary follows a Ugandan journalist who investigates how patients often must seek care outside of an underfunded and overburdened public system. Desperate for help, patients are turning to an unregulated private health sector, where services are accessible, but at a significant cost.... Read More


Oct 26, 2012

Need information on population, family planning or reproductive health and development? Popline is a comprehensive international resource on these topics plus research in contraceptive methods, family planning services, research in human fertility, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS in developing countries, program operations and evaluation, demography, and other related health, law, and policy... Read More

Beaumont Medical Club Lecture on October 26

Oct 18, 2012

The Early AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Views from Atlanta and Hollywood5 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 Harold Jaffe, M.D.Associate Director for ScienceCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Tea  in the Beaumont Room - 4:30 to 5:00Reception Following TalkThe Medical Historical Library Yale Schoolof Medicine333 Cedar Street

Exhibit: Medicine at Work

Oct 9, 2012

Medicine at Work: A Selection of Instruments and Materials from the Medical Historical Library September 22nd, 2012-January 13th,2013 Medicine at Work, on view beginning September 22nd in the Rotunda of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library and foyer of Sterling Hall, exhibits instruments, prints, catalogs, fee bills, and books describing and depicting a variety of medical work. Surgical operations... Read More

Exhibit: Nurses

Oct 2, 2012

On view in the Hallway September 22 through January 14, 2013. Nurses Selected from the Historical Medical Poster Collection and the Collection of Prints and Drawings Dan Smith, U.S.A. 20th century Complete Your Education Then Come With Me  c. 1917-1918 Purchased through the John F. Fulton Fund 2010 John Mills U.S.A. active 20th century Help! c.1917-1918 Purchased through the Kent Ellis Fund... Read More

Keeping Current: Faculty of 1000

Sep 24, 2012

Faculty of 1000 (F1000) is a literature-awareness tool for the biomedical sciences. This resource is an in-depth directory to the top articles in biology and medicine, as recommended by faculty (over 5,000 expert scientists and clinical researchers, assisted by 5,000 associates). Many Yale researchers contribute to this database of reviews.  It is a useful tool for keeping up with the most talked... Read More

The Cochrane Library: New Search Interface

Sep 24, 2012

Users will see major changes to the layout of search pages of the Cochrane Library and can now use a new range of search features including:  Updated display of search results Ability to view search terms and results on the same page Ability to insert lines and add one search to another Improved MeSH look-up feature Hover-over Tool Tips giving a brief explanation of the functions Auto-suggest... Read More

The New Haven Green: Heart of a City

Sep 13, 2012

Beaumont Medical Club Lecture September 14, 2012 5:00 p.m.Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library The New Haven Green: Heart of a City by Ms. Karyl EvansProducer and Director Karyl Evans is a documentary film maker whose work has been recognized with five Emmy awards.  Ms. Evans’ recent films have dealt with Connecticut history and include films about African-Americans in Connecticut... Read More

Embase Available from the Medical Library

Sep 12, 2012

Embase delivers comprehensive and authoritative information from more than 7,600 peer-reviewed journals.  Core strengths of Embase include in-depth information on drug development or use, toxicology and adverse drug reactions, the development and use of medical devices, evidence based medicine, pharmacoeconomics plus the international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present. Embase can... Read More

Exhibit: Food and Nutrition Posters

Jul 5, 2012

On view June 22through September 17 in the Medical Library Foyer.     Avoid Fatigue: Eat a Lunch that Packs a Punch! 1943 Published by the War Food Administration United States Department of Agriculture Gift of George M. Smith 1943 During World War II, responsible food habits were promoted as a contribution to the war effort by the U.S. government. The Eat to Beat the Devil series published... Read More