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.
“P&S” 1767-2017: 250 Years of the College of Physicians and Surgeons: An Exhibit from Archives & Special Collections, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library.  (July 21-December 20, 2017) Can be seen on Lower Level 2 of the Hammer Health Sciences Building (701 W. 168th St, New York, NY 10032). Contact Archives & Special Collections at hslarchives@columbia.edu to arrange for admission. More Info

November 2017

Nov 29 The Sherlock Holmes of Non-Fiction Medical Writers
6pm-7:30pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

December 2017

Dec 4 Evolution of Cataract Surgery from Antiquity to Present Day
5pm-8pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register
Dec 11 James Hogg (1770-1835) and Illness Narratives in a Scottish Context
6pm-7:30pm, The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University in the City of New York, More Info
Dec 12 The Art and Science of Healing: A Curator’s Dream
6pm-8pm,The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, Register

January 2018

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
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 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 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

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

April 2018

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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