I recently sat down with Andrew Lea, a fourth-year medical student who holds a Ph.D. in the history of science and medicine. We discussed his forthcoming book, Digitizing Diagnosis: Minds, Medicine, and Machines in Twentieth-Century America, and the importance of historical perspective in medicine. Welcome! Tell us about your book. The book is about early […]
Do you know that feeling when you read a book so good that its pages stay with you long after you put it down? A book that you can’t wait to tell all your friends about? A book that you think everyone should read? If so, I want to tell you about your possible next […]
As researchers, we constantly read and collect data within our own research circles and laboratories. By reading fiction, we can simultaneously improve our overall well-being and expand the way we conceptualize our research questions.
Ask anyone in the Johns Hopkins history of medicine department and they will tell you that summer is the time to catch up on all the reading they can’t do during the semester. Some of us have found our favorite books in the summer. Need a jump-start on your own reading? Check out these titles […]