As long as humans have had the ability to craft tools, they’ve been using them to solve medical problems. Over time, the tools have become increasingly complex and sophisticated.
Joseph Marshall Flint’s genius for wartime surgery.
Snapshots of women throughout the history of medicine.
Celebrating the efforts of some doctors who helped bring women’s health issues into the mainstream.
A history of substance use throughout the ages.
In their Golden Age in the 1940s, comic books saluted medicine and public health ... and paved the way for improvements in human welfare.
Students peruse first editions of the classic anatomy text by Renaissance physician Vesalius.
During his 13 years as chair of internal medicine, Paul Beeson turned the department into one of the best in the country.
Deemed a security risk and unable to find work, a psychologist in the McCarthy era found a home at Yale.
A new biography of the pioneering neurosurgeon explores different facets of the man who revolutionized brain surgery.
An exhibit at the Sterling Memorial Library highlights the contributions to medicine of Muslim physicians.
A Yale medical historian studies how famine and feast influence our bodies and how we view them.
Exhibit on Frankenstein looks at the intersection of scientific knowledge, creative power and human arrogance.