History of Medicine

 

Three doctors study an articulated skeleton with a cigarette in its mouth and a cowboy hat on its head

'Got a light, brother?' Three members of the Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity horse around with a skeleton between studying, 1948. From IUSC History page.

Below you will find links to the History of Medicine collection and research pages.  For relevant databases at IU, check the library's pages for Medicine and History and Philosophy of Science.

  • History of Medicine at the IU School of Medicine Medical Library.  Includes a listing of resources at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library and the IU Medical Library, as well as contact information for the subject librarians.
  • The History of Medicine page from the NIH National Library of Medicine.  Includes links to books, journals, digital collection, photos, films, archives, and manuscripts.

  • The Institute of the History of Medicine  at the Welch Medical Library (Johns Hopkins University).  Includes links to reference and electronic resources.

  • History of Medicine Guide from the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System.  Includes videos, dissertations, web sites, databases, and archives for the history of medicine.