Sep 26, 2011

Medical History Symposium Program Finalized

CAMA Medical History Symposium, 2011

The program for this year's Medical History Symposium has been finalized. Please see below for the day's schedule.

Admission is free, but registration is required.  To register, please e-mail Felicia Reilly, by October 21, 2011, at f.reilly@asahq.orgFor information, please call 847-825-5586, Ext. 121.

For complete program information, view or download the full program online:

We hope to see you there!

Friday, October 28, 2011
9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology
American Society of Anesthesiologists
520 N. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL

The Chicago Area Medical Archivists (CAMA) will host the Ninth Medical History Symposium at the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, located in the headquarters of the American Society of Anesthesiologists in Park Ridge, IL.  As part of Archives Week in Chicago, please join CAMA for a day of presentations, discussion, and networking.

SCHEDULE                  Registration begins at 9:00 A.M.  The program will begin at 9:30 A.M.
9:00 to 9:30                   Coffee and registration.
9:30 to 10:15                 Welcome and Introduction
                                    Tour of the newly-remodeled Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology by Honorary
                                    Curator Dr. George S. Bause.
10:15 to 11:15               Dr. George S. Bause:  Making Anesthesia History: From Chicagoland to the World
(and Vice Versa).
11:15 to 11:30               Break
11:30 to 12:30               Katharine White:  Pioneer Physicians:  The Ransom Family’s Impact on the
Practice of Medicine in Rockford, Illinois.
12:30 to 1:45                 Lunch Break and Book Sales.
1:45 to 2:45                   Dr. Ted Winslow:  Parallels between Chicago History and Hospitals and Health in Chicago.
2:45 to 3:45                   Sue Sacharski:  Lights, Camera, Scalpel:  “Operation Television” in Chicago, 1948.
3:45 to 4:00                   Book Sales.


Sep 12, 2011

Update: Medical History Symposium, 2011

Event : Update, Medical History Symposium, 2011

Have you marked your calendar yet?

The next Chicago Area Medical Archivists Medical History Symposium will be held Friday, October 28, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It will be graciously hosted by the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology. Thank you to CAMA member and secretary, Felicia Reilly, for coordinating the event!

The program is almost finalized and will be posted soon. 

Admission is free, but registration is required. 

To reserve your seat, or for more information, please contact Felicia Reilly by email...
or phone...
847-825-5586, ext. 121

The Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology is located in Park Ridge, IL, about fifteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago. For more information on their institution, please visit their wonderful website:

Check out past CAMA Symposium programs on our ISSUU page!

Since October 2002, CAMA has sponsored a medical history symposium hosted by member institutions. Past symposia have featured presentations by archivists, librarians, physicians and nurses, institutional exhibits, roundtable discussions and facility tours. The presentation topics are usually centered on local medical or nursing history.