UW Radiology

February 27, 2015

Free books follow-up

A few of you came by our Free Books & Journals table this week and found some helpful materials — thanks for stopping by! In case you weren’t able to make it there this week, I’ve decided to extend the program for another couple of weeks before I contact the UW Bookstore’s “Medical Books Abroad” program…

February 23, 2015

Do you want to add to your home library?

Over the past few months, the Templeton Library has received some very generous donations of books and journal issues. Many of them have helped enrich the Templeton collection; the rest have been set aside to enrich your home libraries. They’ll be available in the library from today until 1 p.m. this Friday, so if you have room…

February 16, 2015

Introducing: “Medicine & Humanity” reading list

At the beginning of 2015, one of my library resolutions was to curate a few more reading lists. I’m still working on the “Preparation for Boards” list, but in the meantime, here’s another one: “Medicine & Humanity,” a list of books by medical professionals examining how they’ve interacted with their communities. Ranging from the hilarious…

February 4, 2015

Featured History: Marie Skłodowska Curie

Born in Warsaw in 1867, Maria Salomea Skłodowska was the youngest of five children. Both of her parents were trained as teachers, though her father’s work for Polish independence was sometimes unpopular with employers and disrupted his employment. After graduating from high school at 15, Maria attended classes at a secret “floating university,” which met…

February 1, 2015

Radiology and the Super Bowl

I’m not usually a football fan, but since moving to Seattle, I’ve found myself getting swept up in the 12th Man phenomenon. As a result, today I found myself counting down the hours until kickoff. When the first injury of the game occurred, the announcers said that Jeremy Lane had been taken away for X-rays….