'The Fourth Estate in Medicine': The History of the Medical Journal and the Medical Profession in the United States, 1797-Present with Scott Podolsky Online
Center for the History of Medicine
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
invites you to attend the fourth and final lecture of the Fall 2020
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine
“'The Fourth Estate in Medicine': The History of the Medical Journal and the Medical Profession in the United States, 1797-Present” with speaker Scott H. Podolsky, M.D., Director of the Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Podolsky is a historian of 19th- and 20th-century therapeutics and medical evolution, with a focus on the history of antibiotics, the evolving authority of the controlled clinical trial, and relationships among physicians, medical journals, the pharmaceutical industry, and governmental agencies.
4:00-5:30 PM via Zoom. See event link below.
Registration is not required.
For more information, contact David G. Satin, MD, Colloquium Director
Co-sponsored by the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital
and the Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library of Medicine
- Thursday, December 17, 2020
- 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Harvard Longwood Campus
- This is an online event. Event URL: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/94358234620?pwd=M2pIOEh5ajc3dVczUXoyRThPdjdwUT09