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News, Treasures, and Musings

44th Historia Medica Lecture - Urban Health and the History of Public Hospitals in the US

Dr. Will Ross, Associate Dean for Diversity and Professor of Medicine (Renal Division) at Washington University, will present the 44th Historia Medica Lecture on Thursday, March 12, 4:30-5:30pm at the Becker Library.

February is Vesalius Month!

February is Vesalius month at Washington University, and we have a number of ways you can learn about the life and work of this 16th century anatomist! 
Helen E. Nash, MD

Remembering Helen Nash, MD – Pioneering African-American Physician

Helen E. Nash challenged the racial status quo in St. Louis when she became the first African-American doctor to join the staff of St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1949.

Avicenna and his canon: an illustrated edition from 1595 in the Bernard Becker Medical Library

This beautiful series of woodcuts (Figure 1-6) shows Avicenna’s recommended spinal manipulations for dislocation of the vertebrae.  I found them a few weeks ago in a Latin edition of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine published by Giunta family (Juntas) in Venice in 1595.
Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

43rd Historia Medica - Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

Dr. Misler’s lecture will highlight Paul E. Lacy (1924-2005), former head of the Washington University’s Department of Pathology, and his groundbreaking research of endocrine cells in the pancreas that led to the discovery and success of islet transplants...
WU Record, September 5, 1974.

WU Record now available in Becker Library's Digital Commons

Over 1,200 past issues of the Washington University Record have been uploaded to the Digital Commons @ Becker, the School of Medicine’s digital repository maintained by the Becker Library. 
STL 250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake at WU School of Medicine

2014 Notable Anniversaries

As a new year begins, it is traditional to look back at the year that was. 2014 was unique in the number of notable anniversaries celebrating events which in some way had profound effects on the history of Washington University School of Medicine.