Historical Collections & Archives

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Historical Collections & Archives is the repository of primary and secondary source materials pertaining to the history of the institution, the history of health sciences education and practice in the Pacific Northwest, and the history of the health sciences generally.

Current Exhibit

Lectures and historical notes

Upcoming History of Medicine Society lecture

Monday, March 10, 2014


John A. Ryan Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle
with commentary by Richard J. Mullins, M.D., OHSU
Surgery 1881-1901 - Pistols, Presidents, and Pancreases: The Assassinations of Garfield and McKinley

Streaming video of the lecture

Public lecture: 12:15pm
Refreshments served at noon
Location: OHSU Old Library Auditorium


More History of Medicine lectures

Blog: Historical Notes from OHSU