Join us for the opening tour of “The Medical Lens: Highlights from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Historic Medical Photography Collection” and a special session, “Medical Photography and the Humanities: Connecting History to Practice.”
4:15pm – 4:45pm - Meet the curators and Dr. Burns and explore The Medical Lens through a short opening tour. Light refreshments will be served. Cushing Rotunda, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.
5pm – 6pm - “Medical Photography and the Humanities: Connecting History to Practice,” a session with Stanley B. Burns, MD, FACS and Chitra Ramalingam, PhD. Co-sponsored by The Program for Humanities in Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Room 115, just off the Cushing Rotunda, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.
Photography is deeply entwined in medical education, training, and care. In this session, Stanley Burns, MD and Chitra Ramalingam, PhD explore the roots of photography in medicine, the concerns and challenges surrounding the use of photography, and its importance to the medical profession and patient care today.