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American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
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New Glaser Gallery Exhibit - A Legacy of Achievement

The Becker Library is very pleased to announce a new exhibit A Legacy of Achievement: Washington University School of Dental Medicine is now open in the newly renovated Glaser Gallery on the 7th floor of the library.  

Prophetic Illustration in the Paracelsus Collection

Prophetic works began to be printed as soon as Gutenberg developed his system of printing with movable metal type.  In the early modern period, illustrated prophetic texts provided a way for people to try and understand the political and religious upheavals that surrounded them. 
Clinics Building detail

A Foundation for the Next Century

Washington University began offering medical education it 1891.  For twenty-four years, the medical school was located in downtown St. Louis.  In the spring of 1915, faculty, staff, and students moved into the newly constructed North,...
Barnes Hospital Main Entrance

Barnes Hospital Centennial Exhibit

After more than seven years of planning, and three years of construction, Barnes Hospital opened on December 7, 1914 at a cost of 1.25 million dollars, nearly all of which was privately funded.

Exhibit "A Noble Material: A Small Sampling of Clinical Investigation and Human Experimentation" at Becker Medical Library

Since the Renaissance, the use of the experimental method changed science, but it was slow to be applied in medicine. The noble materials on which physicians conduct their experiments - living humans - require special care to be both patients and research subjects.

Exhibit "In the Next Room: Medical Treatment of Women with 'Hysteria'" at Becker Medical Library

Although not a diagnosis that would be handed out today, hysteria was once seen as a legitimate disorder, particularly in women.  From antiquity until the first part of the 20th cen