Events to Honor the 167th Anniversary of the Birth of John Shaw Billings

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The John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society observed the 167th anniversary of the birth of John Shaw Billings on April 12, 2005 by hosting a program that included presentations by Nancy Eckerman on Indiana’s Civil War Surgeons and John Joseph Cash on aspects of Civil War reenactments including medical reenactment. The program also included a reenactment of a surgery performed by William H. Wishard, a surgeon of the 48th Indiana Infantry Regiment (portrayed by Fred Schaefer). An Indiana native, John Shaw Billings was a Civil War surgeon, medical librarian and hospital designer. He created the indexing system that became Medline and designed the New York Public Library and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, in addition to other projects.
Eckerman, Nancy Pippen; Schaefer, Fred; John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Educational; History; Lectures
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913; Wishard, William H. (Henry), 1816-1913; Medicine, Military; History of Medicine; Surgeons
Time periods
19th Century; Civil War, 1861-1865
United States
History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Lectures
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
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1 computer optical disc :  : , sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Catalog Key: 17151263; MDPI Barcode: 40000003829696

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