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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 13th 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. 13, 2017 The History of the Medical University of South Carolina Ms. Susan Hoffius
October 18, 2017 The Story of Austin Flint, MD: Early Public Health in the US Dr. John Vena
November 8, 2017 Jews and Medicine Dr. Adrien Reuben
December 6, 2017 Carlos Finlay, Walter Reed, and Yellow Fever Dr. Gabriel Virella
January 17, 2018 Sir William Osler Dr. Charles S. Bryan
February 7, 2018 McClennan-Banks Hospital Dr. James Tolley
March 14, 2018 "Feminine Pulchritude": Women at MUSC Ms. Brooke Fox
April 8, 2018 The Resurrection of the Apparently Dead Dr. Nic Butler