Jan 20, 2012

Lecture and Reception Celebrating History of University of Chicago's Hospitals

Lecture and Reception: History of the University of Chicago's Hospitals

An earlier CAMA blog post covered the opening of a new exhibit at the University of Chicago's John Crerar Library.  


Now, you are welcome to attend a lecture and reception celebrating the exhibit.  

Past, Present, Future: The Evolution of Medicine at the University of Chicago's Hospitals  

The exhibit's curator, Mindy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, will speak on the history of the hospitals.

Wednesday, January 25th, 4:00-5:30 p.m. 

For more information and to RSVP, please contact 773-702-7569 or follow the link below: 


The exhibit is free and open to the public through March, so don't miss it! Please see below for details on the exhibit. 

October 25, 2011-March 30, 2012

Description: A hospital and medical school at the University of Chicago were envisioned by the university founders.  That plan, initiated with a joint medical program with Rush Medical College, was followed by the development of the world-class University of Chicago Medical Center on campus.  This exhibit looks at the history and evolution of the medical school program, the hospital facilities and their technology, and medical partnerships with other Chicago area hospitals.

Location: The John Crerar Library , Atrium, 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago

Public Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Image Caption: Chicago Lying-In Hospital, 50th Anniversary Baby 1, [1945]. From the Archival Photographic Files (Photofiles) collection of the University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center. [Image apf2-01538]

Interested in learning more about the history of the University of Chicago or Rush Medical College?  

Please contact the following repositories:

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