History

Current Issue

Smoking at Michigan
Winter 2017

BY LAURA HIRSHBEIN, M.D., PH.D.; AND JOEL HOWELL, M.D., PH.D.

On cigarettes, once ubiquitous in hospitals

The New Life Giver
Winter 2017

By Lauren Crawford; Photo by Austin Thomason

A 19th century medical sham

Past Issues

Simpson Memorial Institute
Fall-Winter 2015

By Dea Boster

An early philanthropic gift helped transform research

Pushball
Fall 2016

By James Tobin

A university rivalry and the roots of college football

A surgeon at war
Fall 2016

The scrapbooks of Frederick A. Coller, M.D.

A co-ed, 1893 demonstration in nervous diseases class.
Spring 2016

By Joel Howell, M.D., Ph.D.

How U-M influenced contemporary medical education

Cupping Set
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson

A cupping set, dating to the 19th century

Artificial Leech
Spring 2016

Bloodletting technology of the 1800s