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Medical Education on Film

A guide to the educational and archival films (1928-1963) of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Primary sources

Secondary sources

  • Cartwright, Lisa. Screening the Body: Tracing Medicine's Visual Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995. Find at NU.
  • The Educated Eye: Visual Culture and Pedagogy in the Life Sciences. Edited by Nancy Anderson and Michael R. Dietrich. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Find through WorldCat.
  • Gainty, Caitjan. "A Bit of Hollywood in the Operating Room." Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, July 16, 2019. 
  • Learning with the Lights Off: Educational Film in the United States. Edited by Devin Orgeron, Marsha Orgeron, and Dan Streible. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Find at NU.
  • Ostherr, Kirsten. Medical Visions: Producing the Patient through Film, Television, and Imaging Technologies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Find at NU.
  • Tosi, Virgilio. Cinema before Cinema: The Origins of Scientific Cinematography. Translated by Sergio Angelini. London: British Universities Film & Video Council, 2005. Find at NU.

Archival collections