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Thematic virtual museums

American Red Cross Museum http://www.redcross.org/museum/

Athenas Heirs: Exploring four centuries of Canadian science and Medicine http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Heirs/index.html

Bolton-Brush Growth Study Center http://www.cwru.edu/dental/bbgsc/long.html

John Q. Adams Center for the History of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery http://www.entnet.org/museum/ The Adams Center has extensive library, archival, and museum collections documenting the history of otolaryngology in the United States and Europe. This site constitutes a Virtual Museum of the AAO-HNSF.

Cyber Museum of Neurosurgery http://www.neurosurgery.org/cybermuseum/summary.html The virtual museum of the American Association of Neurosurgeons, which traces its origins to the Society of Neurological Surgeons, founded by Harvey Cushing in 1919.

Discovery of Insulin http://www.discoveryofinsulin.com/Home.htm

Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/epact/ Brought to you by a group of four Italian, Dutch, and British museums, Epact (stands for European pact) is a digital catalog of over 500 scientific and technical instruments made before 1600.
H-GIG Medicine and Public Health http://www.ucr.edu/h-gig/hist-science/medic.htmlHistorical Research & Writing

History of the Health Sciences Web Resources http://www.mla-hhss.org/histlink.htm

History of Nursing; 101 Informative Websites http://lpntornbridge.org/nursing-history/

Ophthalmic Heritage & Museum of Vision http://www.aaofoundation.org/what/heritage/

Museum of Historical Medical Artifacts http://www.mohma.org
This website showcases the collection of M. Donald Blaufox, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Blaufox is the founding Chairman of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.Dr. Blaufox founded and headed the Medical Collectors Association (1984-2002), and the newsletter of the Association may be seen here: http://www.case.edu/affil/MeMA/collectnews.htm

Museum of Vision Science http://www.optometry.uwaterloo.ca/~museum/

The NDA Online Anaesthesia Museum http://www.nda.ox.ac.uk/museum/pages/welcome.htm

Personal Papers Collections http://www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/ppapers.htm
In addition to the archival records of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions there are over 200 personal paper collections in the holdings of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives.

Science and Technology Museums, Medicine related links

Smithsonian Institution, Division of Science, Medicine, and Society, National Museum of American History http://americanhistory.si.edu/about/dept-detail.cfm?deptkey=43

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person. Eventually, this will include more than 15.000 eponyms and more than 6.000 persons.

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