The Dittrick Medical History Center welcomes the public, as well as the university community. A museum, archive, and collection of rare books, artifacts, and images, the Dittrick embraces the experience of individuals and society as they grappled with changing conceptions of health and medicine. Every artifact opens a door to unique stories, about patients, healers, and community. Come learn about how medicine became modern!
Date posted: January 3rd, 2017
In early February Jennifer Nieves (Archivist and Museum Registrar) will open an exhibition entitled Willingness to Bear Suffering: the adverse effects of tight lacing on the health impact of 19th century fashion. …Read more.
Date posted: November 22nd, 2016
The 18th European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences biennial Congress occurred in Groningen (the Netherlands), September 28th – September 30th 2016, jointly hosted between the University museum, University of Groningen and the University Medical Centre Groningen. …Read more.