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March 5th Event Commemorating Anatomist and Physician Andreas Vesalius (1515-1564)

An event commemorating the 500th birthday of anatomist and physician Andreas Vesalius (December 31, 1515 – October 15, 1564) will be held in the Emory University School of Medicine’s Williams Medical Education Building, Lecture Auditorium Room 120, from 12-4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015.  Detailed program information can be found  here. Co-sponsored by the Woodruff…

“When the Emory Unit Went to War” Exhibit at the WHSC Library

On display through March 2015, the opening reception for the WHSC Library exhibit “When the Emory Unit Went to War” took place on June 13th. In attendance were several relatives of Edward C. Davis, founder of the World War I Emory Unit; also in attendance was Thomas Claiborne Jr., the son of Major T. Sterling…

Open House: When the Emory Unit Went to War

Please join the WHSC Library on Friday, June 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm as we host an open house for the exhibit, “When Emory Went to War.” This exhibit explores Base Hospital 43, a unit comprised of doctors, nurses, and the enlisted hailing from Emory during World War I and World War…

“Medical Treasures at Emory” puts historical books, artifacts on display

A reminder of when doctors had a rudimentary understanding of human anatomy, performed surgery without antiseptic and used primitive forms of anesthesia for operations and dental work. “Medical Treasures,” on display through October 2013, features materials from the WHSC Library’s historical collections, which include 18th- and 19th-century works on human anatomy, pathology, surgery, midwifery and…