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  • N.E.H. Announces First ‘Public Scholar’ Grants The New York Times

    The preservation of 19th- and 20th-century medical periodicals at The New York Academy of Medicine is among the 36 projects supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ new ‘Public Scholar’ program.

  • How Learning to Swim Changed Over the Course of American History Jezebel

    Now that the dog days of July have arrived, you’ve probably given some thought to taking a dip. But first, you might consider some beach tips from a pair of books—both from the historical medical collection here at the New York Academy of Medicine, published in 1818 and 1918—once used to teach swimming. Of course, some advice has aged better than others.

  • Program helps to address inconsistencies in use of clinical decision support tools FierceHealthIT

    A New York Academy of Medicine conference series known as TEACH (Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Health Care) shows promise for promoting evidence-based practice.

  • New York moms: don’t toss trash out the window Ephemeral New York

    New York City has always had a complicated relationship with the garbage it produces. From the city’s earliest days, trash was dumped in the street, thrown in the rivers, or burned. To help combat this, a city campaign in the 1920s and 1930s aimed its message squarely at city mothers.

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NYAM Photo Galleries - NYAM's 21st Annual Gala

The Academy welcomed nearly 300 guests to the spectacular Mandarin Oriental New York for its 21st Annual Gala on June 9, 2015. Read full story»

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NYAM's 21st Annual Gala

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