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Every year the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health hosts a public lecture series sponsored in part by the NYAM Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health. Events are free and open to the public, and lectures begin at 6:00 p.m., with refreshments available at 5:30 p.m. Advance registration for section events is requested but not required.
For further information about medical history programs at NYAM, please call Associate Director Paul Theerman at 212-822-7350 or email email@example.com
UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE SERIES
A 1965 book, Intern, by “Doctor X,” set a precedent for exposing difficult realities underlying medical education. The stories of the behind-the-scenes world of the hospital put this book on the best-seller list for weeks. But the motivation was not to write a “tell-all,” but rather to change the medical training regimen for the better. This talk will explore not only what these narratives said about the education of doctors, but also why the authors wrote when they did, at a time when social change, and rights movements in particular, transformed the American medical profession in the late 20th century.
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