Calendar

Events of interest in the New York region

Ongoing

First Monday Tours Join us on the first Monday of every month (excluding holidays) to see highlights from the collection in the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room.
12 pm, meet in the Academy lobby, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.
Jan 9-Mar 31 The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón Y Cajal (Exhibition)
Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003, More Information

January 2018

Jan 24 The John K. Lattimer Lecture: “The Obesity Epidemic and Fast Food Marketing to African Americans”
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Jan 27 Bibliography Week Lecture: “The Moon, Indian Medicine, and Scientific Racism”
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Jan 29 “Swim Team” Film Screening,
6pm, The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University, More Information
Jan 31 The Origins of Public Museums: Hans Sloane’s Collections and the Creation of the British Museum
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

February 2018

Feb 5 Explorations in the Medical Humanities
The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States,
6pm, The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University, More Information
Feb 13 Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything – Anita Sanchez,
6pm, Linnaean Society of New York, American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park W, New York, New York 10024, More Information
Feb 21 Navigating Care for the Most Vulnerable
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Feb 22 Celebrate Ramon y Cajal,
6pm-9pm, Art in the Labs, 180 Remsen St, Anatomy Labs, Brooklyn, NY 11201, More Information
Feb 26 Explorations in the Medical Humanities
House for King and Slave’: Patients and Medical Practice in the Medieval Islamic Hospital,
6pm, The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University, More Information

March 2018

Mar 6 The Iago Galdston Lecture: “Who Needs a Doctor?: The Challenge of National Negro Health Week to the Medical Establishment”
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Mar 15 Eighth Annual History of Medicine and Public Health Night
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register. Call for abstracts (due Jan 15).
March 8 Celebrate Ramon y Cajal for Brain Awareness Week,
6pm-9pm, Art in the Labs, 180 Remsen St, Anatomy Labs, Brooklyn, NY 11201, More Information

April 2018

Apr 2 Explorations in the Medical Humanities
Testing the Panacea: Poison Antidotes, Alchemy, and the Problem of Proof in Early Modern Europe,
6pm, The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University, More Information
Apr 23 Explorations in the Medical Humanities
The Musical Origins of Contemporary Affect Theory,
6pm, The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University, More Information
Apr 24 The Annual Friends of the Rare Book Room Lecture: “Reading Vesalius Across the Ages”
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

May 2018

June 2018

June 28 Hormones, Heroes and Hucksters
6pm-7:30pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

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