The Center for the History of Medicine is a dynamic special collections, archives, and museum. Our Archives and Records Management, Acquisitions, Public Services, and Museum staff offer a variety of services to the communities of:

  • Harvard University
  • Harvard Medical School's affiliated hospitals
  • General public

Our services, events, and programs:

  • Help people build new knowledge.
  • Foster a greater understanding of how the history of medicine can inform contemporary practice.
  • Promote institutional compliance in record-keeping.
  • Offer intellectual enrichment.

We invite you to:

For general questions about the Center, please contact us.