History of Medicine Resources

Sources of information on the History of Medicine, the Historical Perspective Series, the History of Cesarean Section Online Exhibit, and the Ralph W. Hale, MD, History Museum.

WEBTREATS: History of Medicine
WEBTREATS are quick guides to Internet resources prepared by the College Resource Center librarians.

Historical Perspective Series
Articles on subjects dealing with the history of women's health issues are published several times a year in the Clinical Review (formerly ACOG Clinical Review).

Cesarean Section -- A Brief History by Jane Eliot Sewell Ph.D.
An online exhibit created for The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Library of Medicine.

Ralph W. Hale, MD, History Museum
The newest addition to the history facilities at the College headquarters.


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Mary Hyde
Senior Director

Beth DeFrancis Sun
Special Collections Librarian

Jean Riedlinger
Reference Librarian


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188
Mailing Address: PO Box 96920, Washington, DC 20024-9998