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Published 2012 | Version v1.0.0
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Exploring the History of Medicine, Or exploring five thousand years of medical history in five weeks, 2012. Part I

Sims, Ronald H


Part 1 of a 5 part seminar offered as an elective to the Feinberg School of Medicine M1 and M2 classes in 2012.


The topics covered in this presentation were: a brief history of the Northwestern University Galter Health Sciences Library, and its predecessors, the Northwestern University Medical School and Dental School libraries, including a brief introduction to the resources in their special collections; and the history of Greek, Roman, Persian, Islamic, Jewish, and Medieval medicine from 470 BCE to 1500 CE.


presentation_location: Chicago, Illinois, United States


Exploring the History of Medicine 2012 M1-M2 Pt I.pdf
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March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023