Over four days from the 5th – 8th September 2019 we’ll be getting NYC excited about medicine through a diverse program of experiences, exhibitions, talks and activities. From behind the scenes tours of hospitals and specifically curated exhibitions, to talks from world experts and hands-on technology demonstrations – there’s something for all ages and interests.
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Join real-life ER doctors Andres Mallipudi and Darien Sutton as they welcome chronically over-sharing comedians to tell stories of their weirdest diagnoses. You'll leave feeling better with the real facts about scary diagnoses having laughed in sickness's face.
Join this free evening seminar aimed to support and educate communities on end of life care. Following in the footsteps of the successful Death Café movement, Doulagivers is offering free community education regarding all things end of life.
Join Dutch journalist and author Olivier van Beemen in a conversation with David Jernigan, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health to discuss the health and social impact of the alcohol industry.
Join this walking tour of Central Park exploring the native plants that herbalists have traditionally used for medicine. Led by expert herbalist Dawn Petter you will have the opportunity to discover the apothecary botanicals that grow in the wilds of our urban parks and landscapes.
This groundbreaking exhibition explores how centuries of Brooklynites have understood sickness and health. Join this exclusive curator-led tour through the experiences of everyday Brooklynites showing us that sickness is as much a social experience as a biological one.
Get exclusive access inside Ellis Island's contagious disease hospital, which has been abandoned since 1954 and is now off-limits to the public. Explore the abandoned kitchen, laundry room, autopsy room, isolation wards and much more on this guided tour.
Join the Little Medical School and experience their innovative, interactive STEAM program which engages and inspires children to explore a career in the healthcare field. Children will receive and work with real working medical equipment and get the opportunity for hands-on experience, including suturing, applying first aid and reading X-rays.
Join this special tour of the state-of-the-art Lenox Health Greenwich Village. Led by Executive Director Alex Hellinger you'll get the chance to see inside this unique facility and hear about their new model of community-based care.
Are you involved in a medical or healthcare startup? Or got a great idea for a new business but don't know where to start? Join us for food, networking, lots of discussion and advice from some invited experts.
Join us for a day of talks, tours and short films on Roosevelt Island. Investigate the history of infectious disease in New York City and learn how medical science is keeping us one sneeze away from the next pandemic.
Join this special free program for individuals with Alzheimer’s or other dementias and their care partners to experience and discuss design objects and exhibitions in a small group led by museum educators.
Join this walking tour exploring the medical history of Roosevelt Island. Led by an expert guide, hear about the research facilities, maternity hospital and rehabilitation center that were all groundbreaking in their fields.
Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center
Join us for a series of talks at the unique Quarantine Station on North Head. Hear the history of infectious disease in Sydney and learn how medical science is keeping us one sneeze away from the next pandemic.