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The Department of Medical History and Bioethics dates back to 1950, when the University of Wisconsin Medical School created a Department of the History of Medicine, the second department of its kind in the country. The Program in Medical Ethics has been an integral part of the department since its founding in 1973.   (More information --> About Us)

“First Book Award” to Pablo Gómez

Hearty congratulations to Assistant Professor Pablo F. Gómez who has received a 2014-15 “First Book Award” from the UW Center for the Humanities. See News for more details.

Peter Redfield to speak March 24th

Peter Redfield, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will speak March 24th (Tuesday) at 4pm in Union South. The title of his talk is “Small Dreams and Magic Bullets: From Infrastructure to Humanitarian Design.” Please see Events for more details.

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