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Next month our home College of Physicians of Philadelphia is co-hosting a session with speakers from the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at Childrens Hospital Of Philidelphia, to discuss how to make spaces safer for trans, gender-variant, and gender-nonconforming youth.
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“Why does the doctor always come at night?” - we have a few tickets left for our Thursday night screening of VAMPYR accompanied by a live musical score: http://muttr.org/silentfeb18
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What can you learn from the brain of a genius?
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WATCH this video about a presidential piece in our collection #PresidentsDay
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Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits, allows you to experience what it would be like to be injured or sick during wartime before modern medicine. How did different people experience the war in different ways? What did "healthcare" mean?
Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.
You can’t just stare at a co-worker’s neck and say, “Is that a rash?” Here, you’re free to indulge your interest.
Happy Valentine’s Day! You have probably seen this product available commercially, but did you know that it was not available to purchase over the counter in the USA until 1980? KY came to market in 1904 and is used as a lubricant for both prostate and gynecological exams. This V-Day we’d like to remind you to be conscious of your sexual health and get tested regularly for STIs and other health issues, stay slick!
Cross(stitch) your heart and hope to die: This weekend we're hosting a special anti-Valentine themed MORBID STITCHERY class! It's a member-only event, so why not treat yourself to a membership and get free museum access for a year and more?
This week, museum curator Anna Dhody shows some love to one of our hearts on display. SHARE to give our heart to someone you love for Valentine's Day! Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Museum staff takes a minute to showcase an item from our collection. Stay tuned every other week for #MutterMinuteMonday — Products shown: Mütter Squeeze Heart.
College Fellow Sal Mangione, MD is the lead author on a new study that "confirms that medical students with greater exposure to the arts and humanities tend to have significantly better empathy, emotional intelligence, and wisdom—and they are less likely to develop symptoms of burnout."
It's world #toothacheday! Here's a selection of historical dental keys…ouch.
Can you spot our contemporary addition to this photo of Philadelphia c. 1918? Excitement for our #Eagles' parade is contagious, but so is the flu! We can't help but be reminded of our upcoming exhibition, #SpitSpreadsDeath, and the 100th anniversary of Philadelphia's Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19. #flushots #crisco #philadelphia #viral http://ow.ly/n4Ap30ifcXv Original photo courtesy of Temple University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center.