Collage of various historical images

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)

2015 Midwest Junto on April 17-19, 2015

The UW Department of the History of Science, with support from the Department of Medical History and Bioethics, is pleased to host the 58th annual meeting of the Midwest Junto for the History of Science on April 17-19, 2015. Please visit the Junto web page for more information. Note the registration deadline is April 6.

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