Doctors by the numbers: Youngstown at the turn of the 20th century

One of our visitors' favorite exhibits, the office recreations, can now be seen in downtown Youngstown at the Tyler History Center! In preparation for this exhibit, I did some additional research on the professional changes in the medical profession in Youngstown during the early 20th century. I knew, generally, about office hours and specialization, but… Continue reading Doctors by the numbers: Youngstown at the turn of the 20th century

Today’s African American mentors in surgery

The Melnick Medical Museum is pleased to host another banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons¬†is an exhibition celebrating the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education. It tells the stories of four pioneering African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in… Continue reading Today’s African American mentors in surgery