History of Medicine Field Trips
students on the road in search of the medical past-- with thanks to our hosts!

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1996 National Gallery Ottawa

1997 Quebec City and Grosse Ile Quebec

1998 Osler Library, Oratoire St Joseph, Hotel Dieu Museum, Hopital General des Soeurs Grises, Montreal

1999 Harvard U, Countway Library, Etherdome of Mass General, Boston

2000 Pennsylvania Hospital, Women's Medical College, College of Physicians, Eakins painting at Jefferson, Philadelphia

2002 Ottawa behind the scenes, Museum of Civilization and National Archives

2003 Harvard U, Countway Library, Etherdome of Mass General, Boston. For group photo, click here

2005 New York City, NY Academy of Medicine, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Medical Examiner's Office, Bellevue Hospital, NYU. Thanks to Carrie Schram!

2006 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hospital (oldest in USA); College of Physicians (rare book library); Mutter Museum (Osler's brain); Jefferson College (Eakins paintings).Thanks again to Carrie Schram and Aaron Drucker! Photos click here

2008 2-3 Feb Montreal, Oratoire St Joseph, Hotel Dieu Museum, Hopital General des Soeurs Grises, and Osler Library and its fabulous books. Thanks Christa Dakin, Raed Joundi, and Brenda Law!

2010 22-24 January Boston--again! Harvard: Massachusetts General and Ether Dome; Countway Library, Warren Museum, and Harvard Medical School. Thanks to Jennifer Baxter and Brian Chan!

2010 22-24 October Philadelphia --yet again! Pennsylvania Hospital, its old Operating Theater and Library, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, its Library, and the Mutter Museum, and Thomas Eakins exhibit at the Art Museum. Thanks again to Brian Chan!

2011 4-6 November Washington, D.C. National Library of Medicine, Museum of American History (including behind the scenes), and National Museum of Medicine (at Silver Springs). Thanks to Bosco Law!

2012 Kingston Ontario--First ever History of Medicine "Staycation" Museum of Health Care, Queen's U Archives in the storage area and the Reading Room, and the Haunted Walk -- all in a blizzard! Thanks to Amanda Lepp!

2012 3-4 November Montreal: Oratoire St Joseph (group 1 only), Grey Nuns' Hôpital General des Soeurs Grises (group 1, group 2), Musée des Hospitaliers de l'Hôtel Dieu (group 1, group 2), and all 55 students at the Osler Library with librarian Christopher Lyons. Thanks again to Amanda Lepp!

2013 8-10 November Boston--again! Harvard: Massachusetts General and Ether Dome; Countway Library, Warren Museum, and Harvard Medical School. Thanks to Zeyu Li!

2015 8-10 May Philadelphia--yet again!! Pennsylvania Hospital with Dr Peitzman, and with our host Sandy Kirsch (before the game), its Library and Operating Theatre; Thomas Physick House, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, its Library, and the Mutter Museum. Thanks to our hosts, Thomas Krahn and Natalia Ovtcharenko!