Public Programs

The New York Academy of Medicine Library hosts programming in medicine, history, and the humanities, sponsored by its Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health.

View all of the Center's upcoming events. Additional events will be added throughout the year. To receive event notifications, sign up here.

Fall 2018 Programming


Download the Academy's Fall 2018 Programming brochure.





2018 Event Series

History of Medicine and HealthGerm City: Microbes and the Metropolis
Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis explores the complex story of New York’s long battle against infectious disease—a fight involving government, urban planners, medical professionals, businesses, and activists.

History of Medicine and HealthHistory of Medicine and Health
Our annual History of Medicine series invites esteemed historians and authors to share their expertise on a wide range of engaging topics. These free public lectures offer historical perspectives on issues in medicine, health, and culture around the world.