Photos courtesy of the author. Guest blogger, Yusuf Ciftci, is a medical student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Sultanate of Rum ruled… Read More »A Journey Through the History of Medicine: Lessons from the Ottoman Archive
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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… Read More »Digitizing Diagnosis: A new book by fourth-year medical student Andrew Lea
Tired of watching TV but don’t know what to read? Graduate students at the Johns Hopkins Department of the History of Medicine recommend some great titles on the history of public health and infectious disease to get your reading list started.
Every evening when I get home from campus, I put on the teakettle, get out my cross-stitch and flip on a TV show. Sawing noises… Read More »Finding the Medicine in Historical Drama
In February, the Johns Hopkins History of Medicine Survey had the opportunity to experiment with three stethoscopes: a replica of René Laennec’s 1816 stethoscope, a… Read More »19th-Century Technology, 21st-Century Users