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Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

October 30, 2018

Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

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In the early days of Mayo Clinic, before film and video were readily available, Mayo’s art department created thousands of lifelike wax sculptures to use for medical education.

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Tags: 3D printing, Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, Karen Koka, Peter McConahey, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine


April 4, 2017

History Lessons Help Us Move Ahead

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As someone famous famously wrote, the course of true love never did run smooth. The same can be said of history, Chris Boes, M.D., tells us. “People see past as prologue to the future, and envision history as a straight line.” But that’s not the case, according to Dr. Boes, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: Dr. Chris Boes, History of Medicine Society, Sister Lauren Weinandt, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine


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