The History of Medicine and Surgery: From the Renaissance to the Present

Groundbreaking advances in the study of anatomy, physiology and chemistry led to monumental developments in medicine and surgery. They also changed the way humanity came to view nature. In this lecture series, gain an historical perspective of medicine and surgery from the Renaissance onward. Investigate the dramatic changes from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th. We will focus on specific medical breakthroughs and the individuals responsible for shaping the world of modern medicine.

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