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. Read more about the museum and all that we have to offer here. Come learn about how medicine became modern!
Date posted: April 4th, 2018
On June 19-23, 2018 the Dittrick will host the 23rd Congress of the International Society for the History of Neurosciences (ISHN; est. 1995). This came about through the current ISHN President, Douglas Lanska, who did his neurology residency and fellowship in Cleveland in the 1980s. …Read more.
Date posted: January 24th, 2018
For the past few years, and led by the Baker Nord Center for Humanities at CWRU, the Dittrick has participated in the “Cleveland Humanities Festival.” The original lasted only a week, but three years along and the festivities span two months in the spring of the year and incorporate institutions from all around the city and other parts of Northeast Ohio. …Read more.
Date posted: December 21st, 2017
In the December issue of Smart Business Cleveland the Museum is the subject of the Uniquely Cleveland Feature. Chief Curator Jim Edmonson discusses the Museum’s evolution and new exhibits. See: Smart_Business_Cleveland_Dec_2017-sm …Read more.