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The Drs. Coleman at Yale - a New Collection for Research

Apr 10, 2012

The Medical Historical Library recently acquired a collection of over 600 items dating from the late 18th and 19th centuries, including legal documents, correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter and photographs pertaining to the Coleman family of New Jersey. Of particular medical historical interest in this new collection are materials by two Coleman brothers, the Yale-educated physicians Dr.... Read More

Last few days to view exhibit

Mar 13, 2012

Exhibit Ending on June 18 Medicine in Shakespeare’s London is a new exhibit at the Medical Library and part of the campus-wide celebration of Shakespeare.  Shakespeare included many medical references in his plays, such as the plague, midwifery, herbals, astrological medicine, and surgery.   This exhibit will pick up on these themes and feature works in early anatomy, surgery, and botanicals... Read More

Letters From a 19th Century Homeopath

Feb 15, 2012

The Medical Historical Library recently acquired a collection of letters by John J. Cushing, one of the first homeopathic physicians in California. Cushing wrote in the 1850s to his family in Providence, Rhode Island from San Francisco, where he set up practice. The collection contains colorful anecdotes about Gold Rush era San Francisco, including some on his experiences as a doctor there. In... Read More

NIH Clinical Research Trials and You

Feb 13, 2012

NIH’s new website, NIH Clinical Research Trials and You, helps patients to learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate.  From the first cure of a solid tumor with chemotherapy to the use of nitroglycerin in response to heart attacks, clinical research studies have played a vital role in improving health and quality of life for people around the globe. Research has... Read More

30 Day Trial to JAMAevidence

Feb 10, 2012

Using Evidence to Improve Care Evidence-based medicine (EBM) integrates the best available evidence with clinical experience that allows clinicians to recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and... Read More

African American History Month

Feb 6, 2012

Health Disparities for Minority PopulationsTo celebrate African American History Month, the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), created this exhibit which discusses health disparities for minority populations in the U.S. and abroad, with a focus on AIDS. On display in the Medical Library foyer until February 29.

Read. Review. Write. Edit. Be a Part of the YJBM

Jan 24, 2012

The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine is a quarterly journal reviewed and edited by Yale biomedical faculty and students. The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biology and medicine, publish significant case reviews, and provide both perspectives on personal experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biology and medicine. Each Issue of... Read More

Online Newspapers from over 50 Countries

Jan 20, 2012

Did you know that you have electronic access to newspapers from around the world?  The Yale Libraries provides you with a unique online display of newspapers from over 50 countries and in 48 languages. Be sure to log in to your Yale VPN when accessing Library PressDisplay from home.

Recent Acquisitions on view in the Library

Jan 13, 2012

in the Cushing Rotunda The first photographic atlas of the peripheral nervous system Nicolas Rüdinger, Atlas des peripherischen Nervensystems des menschlichen Körpers, 1861-67. in the Library Corridor Le Leçon de Dr. Velpeau with Anatomy Prints Selected from the Gift of Lilly Hollander 2010 On View from January 13 to March 1, 2012

Requesting Articles Gets Easier

Jan 11, 2012

We will be updating authentication to the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan request system to CAS authentication on January 12th and 13th.  As a benefit, any reader who wishes to make a ILL request will be able to log into the system using their netid and password.  To facilitate the change, readers will not be able to make any borrowing requests from ILLiad on Thursday, January 12th and Friday, January... Read More