Exhibits at the WHSC Library

Excellence of program and faculty featured in "History of Teaching Medicine at Emory" exhibit 

24 April 2018

The history of Emory University School of Medicine is on display in a new exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory” highlights significant achievements and people who have built Emory’s School of Medicine into one of the top medical schools in the Southeast...


Historic perspective of Emory nursing features archival materials at Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

21 April 2016

Artifacts and archival documents bring an Emory perspective of nursing to life in “To Care for Others: 100 Years of Nursing at Emory.” This exhibit, which opens April 22 at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library explores Emory’s nursing program through the past century, from its original 1907 graduating class...


Pioneer of Vascular Surgery: Daniel C. Elkin, MD is focus of new exhibit

15 April 2015

Emory surgeon and professor Daniel C. Elkin, who became a leader in the vascular surgery field in the early- and mid- 20th century, is the subject of an exhibit at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) LibraryPioneer of Vascular Surgery: Daniel C. Elkin, MD,” which opens April 10, will focus on Elkin’s life and his contributions to Emory University...


Emory medical unit in two world wars is focus of exhibition at the Health Sciences Center Library

16 April 2014

The stories of Emory doctors, nurses, and enlisted men who comprised Base Hospital 43 during World War I and World War II will be the focus of “When the Emory Unit Went to War,” an exhibition that opens Monday, April 28 at Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) Library...


Medical Treasures at Emory Puts Historical Books, Artifacts on Display

June 28, 2013

A reminder of when doctors had a rudimentary understanding of human anatomy, performed surgery without antiseptic and used primitive forms of anesthesia for operations and dental work.

“Medical Treasures,” on display through March, 2014, features materials from the WHSC Library’s historical collections, which include 18th- and 19th-century works on human anatomy, pathology, surgery, midwifery and alternative medical practices...