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2020-2021 Heberden Society series announced!

By Nicole Milano on November 30, 2020 - 5:00pm

Join us for the 2020-2021 Heberden Society history of medicine lecture series! All lectures are free and open to the public, though Zoom registration is required in advance. The 2020-2021 season is generously sponsored by David J. Wolf, MD.

DECEMBER 3, 2020 | 5 PM EST

Should Clinical Medicine be Regulated like Research?

Tom L. Beauchamp, PhD

Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy Department (Emeritus) and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (Retired), Georgetown University

Co-sponsored with the Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Medical Ethics. Registration for this Zoom lecture is no longer available.

FEBRUARY 3, 2021 | 5 PM EST

The Doctors Blackwell

Janice P. Nimura

Independent Author and Public Scholar Award Recipient from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Co-sponsored with the New York Academy of Medicine’s Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health. Registration for this Zoom lecture is no longer available. The recording is available at https://youtu.be/QZmK-1At_IM.

MARCH 10, 2021 | 5 PM EST

In Search of the Cause of Death of Dr. Semmelweis: From Budapest to Vienna and Back Again

Andrew Schafer, MD

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Registration for this Zoom lecture is no longer available. The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZT74BTeJG0

APRIL 28, 2021 | 5 PM EST

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD

Director of the Humanities in Medicine Program and the Charles Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Registration for this Zoom lecture is no longer available. The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKm0UopGk3k.

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