History

Four generations at the Medical School
Summer 2017

BY KATIE GOLDRATH

Four generations at the Medical School

The New Life Giver
Winter 2017

By Lauren Crawford; Photo by Austin Thomason

A 19th century medical sham

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

Pushball
Fall 2016

By James Tobin

A university rivalry and the roots of college football

Learning from Medicine’s Complex Past
Fall 2016

By Alexandra Minna Stern, Ph.D.

Reflecting on early 20th century eugenic sterilization practices in California

Artificial Leech
Spring 2016

Bloodletting technology of the 1800s

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

Simpson Memorial Institute
Fall-Winter 2015

By Dea Boster

An early philanthropic gift helped transform research