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Below are some websites which may help you find additional information.


U.S. National Library of Medicine

The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. Subcategories of the NLM are below:

  • IndexCat
    • The National Library of Medicine houses one of the world's largest history of medicine collections. This is the catalog for the collection.
  • Images from the History of Medicine
    • Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Wellcome Collection

Our vision is to achieve extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. In pursuit of this, we support the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities.

  • Wellcome Images
    • Wellcome Images is one of the world's richest and most unique collections, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science
  • Wellcome Film
    • Wellcome Film, an online digital collection of moving images on 20th-century healthcare and medicine, chronicles the history of medicine over the last 100 years. On the Internet Archive just over 200 titles are freely available under Worldwide non-commercial Creative Commons licences.
  • Wellcome Library Catalog
    • Collections of books, manuscripts, archives, films and pictures on the history of medicine from the earliest times to the present day.


Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database

The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in medical humanities, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings.

The Hastings Center

The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies.

Graphic Medicine

Ian Williams site for comic/graphic fiction being a useful resource for healthcare professionals, patients and carers. According to Dr. Williams "In this site I list and briefly review all the graphic novels and comic books that I have found to be relevant. I do keep finding more, however, and so will be adding reviews as I read the books."


The Report of the Northwestern Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program

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The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development, and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities.


Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts welcomes colleagues in the sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists. SLSA members share an interest in problems of science and representation, and in the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine.

Society for the Arts in Healthcare

The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation in Washington, DC. Founded in 1991, the Society for the Arts in Healthcare is dedicated to advancing arts as integral to healthcare

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