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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)

Dr. Martyn Pickersgill to speak May 1st

Dr. Martyn Pickersgill, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics, University of Edinburgh, will speak May 1, 2014, at 4:00pm on:

Morality, Money and Mental Health: Exploring Innovation and Legitimacy in British Psychotherapy

Location: 1210 Medical Sciences Center
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Dr. James Delbourgo speaking May 2nd

Dr. James Delbourgo, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University; Co-Director, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, will speak May 2, 2014, at 3:30pm on:

Empire of Curiosities: Hans Sloane, the British Museum and the Collection of the World

Location: 984 Memorial Library (Special Collections).
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