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
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
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’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
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
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.
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
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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
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