Virtual Medical Museum Science Café

American Military Medicine During World War I

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When: Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 6-7 p.m.

Online event - @MedicalMuseum on Facebook


Kristen Pearlstein, Anatomical Collections Manager at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) in Silver Spring, Maryland, will present a brief introduction to the challenges and innovations of American military medicine during World War I. NMHM was established during the American Civil War as the Army Medical Museum, a center for research related to battlefield trauma and pathology. The museum's mission to preserve and explore the impact of military medicine spans more than 150 years.


FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.


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