Interest Groups

History of Medicine—Corner Society

The George Washington Corner Society, named after the University of Rochester's first professor of anatomy, is a group of physicians, students and other participants interested in the history of medicine. The group meets 5-6 evenings each year; each event begins with a social hour followed by lecture on an historical subject.

Dr. Laurence Guttmacher is the Chair of the Corner Society. He can be reached at Laurence_Guttmacher@urmc.rochester.edu. Additional contact: membership – Paula_Smith@urmc.rochester.edu

Reader's Theatre Group

Students, residents, faculty and actors from the local community meet on occasion to rehearse and perform short reader's theatre plays at the medical center and in the community. Contact: Stephanie Brown Clark, phone: (585) 275-5800.

Medical Humanities and Bioethics Noon Conferences

Female Circumcision, Clitoridectomy, and American Culture

Presented by Sarah B. Rodriguez, Ph.D., Lecturer, Northwestern University

Wednesday, March 4, 2015,
12-1 pm

Room K-207 (2-6408)

Lunch will be provided.

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Monumental History: Civil War Memory and the "Discovery" of Anesthesia

Presented by Paul J. Shin, Ph.D., Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry

Friday, March 13, 2015,
12-1 pm

Room K-207 (2-6408)

Lunch will be provided.