1. “Pandemic! Contagious Crises from AIDS to Zika” Conference Video

    April 21, 2017

    On April 7, 2017, the Center for the History of Medicine, with co-sponsorship from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation and support from the U-M School of Public Health, the Michigan Medicine Division of Infectious Disease, and the U-M Office of the Bicentennial, held a conference on pandemics featuring a slate of nationally Read more


  2. Pandemic! Contagious Crises from AIDS to Zika

    March 8, 2017

    The Center for the History of Medicine, with co-sponsorship from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation and the U-M School of Public Health, and with support from the Michigan Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases and the U-M Office of the Bicentennial, is pleased to announce our upcoming conference, “Pandemic! Contagious Crises from AIDS to Read more


  3. CHM and the Michigan Theater Present “Science on Screen”

    February 15, 2017

    The Center for the History of Medicine is once again proud to support the Michigan Theater’s “Science on Screen” series.  This year, we will be showing Concussion, starting Will Smith and David Morse, with a post-screening presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, M.D.  Dr. Kutcher is a board-certified neurologist specializing in sports neurology, including concession, post-concussion syndrome, Read more


  4. CHM presents a book talk by Prof. David Oshinsky

    October 18, 2016

    The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to announce a book talk by Prof. David Oshinsky.  Prof. Oshinsky, Director of the Division of Medical Humanities and Professor of History at New York University, will be discussing his forthcoming book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital. In his latest Read more


  5. Watch Dr. Markel’s latest appearance on PBS NewsHour

    September 13, 2016

    On September 12, 2016, Dr. Markel appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the topic “How much health data should candidates disclose?”  You can watch the video here.


  6. CHM Presents the 15th Annual Horace W. Davenport Lecture

    March 24, 2016

    The Center for the History of Medicine, in collaboration with the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation and the U-M School of Public Health, is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Horace W. Davenport Lecture in the Medical Humanities.  This year we have invited Sara Rosenbaum, Professor of Health Law and Policy at George Washington Read more


  7. CHM and IHPI Co-Sponsor “Vested Interests” Conference

    September 15, 2015

    The Center for the History of Medicine and the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation are proud to co-sponsor an upcoming two-day conference, “Vested Interests: Who Really Influences American Medicine, Public Health, and Health Policy?”  The conference will be held Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2 at the Rackham Graduate School on the campus of the Read more


  8. Dr. Markel Announced as Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

    April 9, 2015

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Markel has been selected as one of the winners of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.  The fellowships have been awarded for the past 90 years to those who have “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”  Congratulations to Dr. Markel on this outstanding Read more


  9. CHM Presents the 14th Annual Horace W. Davenport Lecture

    March 10, 2015

    The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Horace W. Davenport Lecture in the Medical Humanities.  This year we will be joined by Prof. David Oshinsky, Director of the Division of Medical Humanities and Professor of History at New York University.  Prof. Oshinsky is a prolific and award-winning author Read more


  10. CHM and the Michigan Theater present a special screening of Contagion

    February 23, 2015

    Come see a screening of Contagion, followed by a presentation from Capt. Martin, Cetron, MD, Director of the CDC Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.  Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00.