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)

Prof. Gómez awarded 2019 Welch Medal

Pablo F. Gómez has been awarded the 2019 Welch Medal by the AAHM for his book The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). See News for more details.

Vilas Faculty Award for Dr. Schwarze and
Dr. Kelleher elected Hastings Center Fellow

Please see News for details about Gretchen Schwarze, MD, being awarded a 2-year $100000 Vilas Faculty Mid-career Investigator Award and Dr. Paul Kelleher elected a Fellow of The Hastings Center.

Ebling Library Reading Room Exhibit

Staggering Losses: World War 1 and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 - an exhibit now on display in the Ebling Library Historical Reading Room through November. Click here for more information.    (Exhibit Poster)
(March 6, 2019 Wednesday Nite @ The Lab video)

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