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February 16 at 6 pm with refreshments at 5:30pm.
Russ Berrie Pavilion, Room 1

In 1952 The Girl in White, was released by MGM. At first glance, this story of a woman doctor who chooses career and husband rather than opting to be a housewife appears to be a unique achievement in Hollywood. However, this was actually one of a number of films in which women physician characters made the choice of remaining on the job after marriage.

In the 2nd History of the Health Sciences Lecture “‘Medicine is a Man’s Game?’ – Women Physicians in the Movies,” Patricia Gallagher, a long-time health information professional who has extensively studied medical women in the movies, will discuss this phenomenon and explain why Hollywood, at least, decided that women physicians actually could have it all.

For more information contact Stephen Novak at hslarchives@columbia.edu.

The 26th edition of the ENR is now available on the ICIRN website as of January 1, 2012. Due to its increasing length, it will no longer be published in Nursing Education Perspectives as it has been in the last few editions, but will be available online at www.icirn.org. New sections have been added to this edition, such as Evidence-Based Nursing, as well as a key next to each resource indicating whether a fee is required and availability as mobile, online, or print re-source …

In this issue:

  • New HSL Lecture - Women Physicians in the Movies
  • New Database – Pharmaceutical Substances
  • NIH Online Genetics Course
  • Ergonomics for Tablets and Smart Phones

...and more.

Smita Srinivas, PhD
Assistant Professor, Urban Planning Program,
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP)
Director of the Technological Change Lab (TCLab)
Faculty Associate of the South Asian Institute (SAI)

Authored:
Market Menagerie: health and development in late industrial states.
Palo Alto: Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, Stanford University Press, 2012. (Get book through CLIO)

The library has acquired an Elsevier Clinical Dentistry 2000-2010 ebook collection on ScienceDirect comprised of 23 online books. The titles may be searched individually in CLIO (library catalog).

Examples of the titles in the collection:

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