Calendar

Ongoing

For the safety of NYAM visitors and staff, our public programming has moved online.


Virtual Visits

Join us online to see highlights from the collections. See our Virtual Visits tours.


The Empire’s Physician: Prosperity, Plague, and Healing in Ancient Rome

An exhibit on the Imperial Roman physician Galen (129–ca. 216 CE) 

Mounted by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Visit online.


March/April 2021

12th Annual History Night

NYAM Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health

3/3: 5pm, Register online.


In Search of the Cause of Death of Dr. Semmelweis: From Budapest to Vienna and Back Again

Andrew Schafer, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

The Heberden Society of Weill Cornell Medicine

3/10: 5pm, Register online.


Science and Spectacle in Galen’s Rome

Clair Bubb, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

3/11: 5pm, Register online.


Placing Women in Medicine: Maude Abbott and the Archaeology of Friendships

Annmarie Adams, McGill University

U.S. National Library of Medicine History Talks

3/25: 2pm, View online.


Counting Deaths: A Historical Look at Black Infant Mortality

Wangui Muigai, Brandeis University

New York History of Science Lecture Series

4/14: 6pm, Register online.


Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

Deirdre Cooper Owens, Director of the Humanities in Medicine Program and the Charles Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Heberden Society of Weill Cornell Medicine

4/28: 5pm, Register online.


May/June 2021

Dissecting Gender: Reframing Anatomical History Through the Female Body

Allison Hill-Edgar, Artist and Independent Scholar, New York Academy of Art, and the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

U.S. National Library of Medicine History Talks

6/3: 2pm, View online.

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