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"Nearly Well"- the story of Civil War soldier Robert Butcher

Jan 27, 2013

Robert A. Butcher, Co. H, 82nd Infantry, Pennsylvania Robert A. Butcher was 21 when he enlisted in H Company 82nd Infantry Pennsylvania. Before the war, he was living with his mother, father, brother and sister in Philadelphia. His head was struck by a sabre on April 6th 1865 at Burkes’ Station, Virginia and he suffered two major cuts across the top of his head. He was admitted to Harewood... Read More

Clinical Trial Information

Jan 9, 2013

ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov is a web-based resource that provides publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants on a wide range of diseases and conditions conducted around the world.  ClinicalTrials.gov currently lists over 138,000 studies with locations in all 50 states and in 182 countries. What Information can I find? Current and completed studies. Each... Read More

Portraits of Wounded Bodies

Jan 7, 2013

Portraits of Wounded Bodies:  Photographs of Civil War Soldiers from Harewood Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1863-1866 January 16th-April 1st, 2013 Tours open to all on Wed. Jan. 23rd, 4 p.m., and Friday Jan. 25th at noon! One hundred and fifty years ago, the Civil War raged throughout the United States, creating thousands of casualties.  On view now, the Medical Historical Library explores Civil... Read More

BYOM* Study Break

Dec 5, 2012

BYOM* Study BreakIn the Foyer of the Medical LibraryToday from 2:00 to 3:30 *Bring your own mug to enjoy a hot beverage and sweet treats! Brought to you by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations  

Database Reloads and Updating

Nov 28, 2012

Annually at this time of year, database producers including the National Library of Medicine update their databases with new subject headings. What does this mean for you? It means the database will not be updated until the reload is complete, also if you receive an alerting update for newly added citations, it will stop temporarily. This maintenance usually takes only 1-2 weeks.  Call us if you... Read More


Nov 12, 2012

A global infectious disease database designed to assist in diagnosing infectious diseases and staying current on the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment. Used for diagnosis and reference in the field of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. GIDEON has 3 modules: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, and Occupational Toxicology.

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