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Student Medical History Club

The Waring Library Society sponsors the Student Medical History Club to promote interest in the history of the health sciences among students in all health-related disciplines of the University. During the academic year, the group meets each month for lunch and to hear an informal lecture on some topic in the history of medicine. Reservations for lunch are required. Contact: Susan Hoffius, Waring Historical Library, 792-2288.


To join the Student Medical History Club/MUSC Facebook page and receive regular invitations to events, please visit: the Waring Historical Library on Facebook


The next Student Medical History Club meeting will be Wednesday, September 14th at noon. Ms. Susan Hoffius will present her talk "History of MUSC" Reservations are required.

All meetings take place in the Waring Historical Library.

Date Topic Speaker
Sept. 14, 2016 The History of the Medical University of South Carolina Ms. Susan Hoffius
October 5, 2016 Resisting Sherman Mr. Tom Robertson
November 9, 2016 Edgar Allen Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne as 19th century patients Dr. Lisa Kerr
December 7, 2016 Beauty and the Beast: The Two Faces of K. Pearson and R.A. Fisher Mr. Madison Hyer
January 11, 2017 Verbing Faith: An Early Medical Humanist Dr. Charles S. Bryan
February 8, 2017 Solomon Carter Fuller: Early Pioneer in Alzheimer’s Research Dr. Jonathan Davidson
March 15, 2017 Physician Pirates Dr. Doug Norcross
April 12, 2017 John Shaw Billings: Enigmatic Bibliophile of the Surgeon General’s Library Dr. Theresa S. Gonzales