Decades of biological research haven’t improved diagnosis or treatment. We should look to society, not to the brain.
Marco Ramos, MD/PhD, Psychiatry Resident and Lecturer in the History of Medicine
- March 30, 2022
Hippocratic Vows: The Doctor’s Wife and the History of American Medicine, with Kelly O'Donnell, PhD, Hosted by The Beaumont Medical Club
Friday, April 8th at 5:00 PM via Zoom
- March 18, 2022
The Elias E. Manuelidis Lecture: Making the Personal Professional and Political, and the Need for History in Medicine with Nathan Ha, MD, PhD
Monday, March 28th at 4:30 PM via Zoom
- March 08, 2022Source: Working Women's Network
Join the Working Women’s Network for a Women’s History Month discussion on women, feminism, and American medicine with guest speaker Naomi Rogers, Ph.D. She will discuss the feminist women’s health movement, and how it empowered women’s knowledge, regarding their health and battle against paternalistic and oppressive practices within healthcare systems.
- December 02, 2021Source: Urban Omnibus
Zoe Adams explores the troubled history of New York’s methadone clinics, and questions whether one particular form of healing needs its own separate space in the first place.
- September 28, 2021Source: CBC.CA
For decades, non-Indigenous scientists have taken samples from Indigenous people for future studies, often without clear consent. But a new generation of Indigenous scientists is taking biomedical research in a new direction – asking important questions about who controls the research process and the data derived from it. Professor Joanna Radin and HSHM alum Tess Lanzarotta join the discussion about data equity and how Indigenous scientists are using biomedical research to seek 'genomic justice'.
- September 20, 2021
The Section of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine invites applications for the Elias E. Manuelidis Memorial Fund Research Grant. This is a program, open to all Yale students, to support research in the history of medicine with an emphasis on issues of discrimination and social justice. Please find details for the 2021-2022 opportunity below. Application submission deadline is October 15, 2021.
- September 06, 2021
Joanna Radin, professor of the history of medicine, has written about how people in the past imagined the life-changing potential of medicine.
- August 12, 2021
The History of Science and Medicine in partnership with SHEA (STEM and Health Equity Advocates) at Yale announce their Fall 2021 Lecture series dates and speakers.
- August 06, 2021Source: National Geographic
The 1918 flu hit in the throes of World War I, and as the fighting ended, there was a “feeling of wanting to put that whole decade to bed, and to embrace a new future,” says Naomi Rogers, professor of the history of medicine and of history at Yale University.