Les hospices de Beaune A former charitable institution founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor and needy in Beaune, France. The original hospital building, the Hôtel-Dieu, one of the finest examples of French 15th century architecture, is now a museum.
International Museum of Surgical Science (IMSS) A museum featuring exhibits from around the world that trace the fascinating story of surgery's development through the ages. The museum's collections include art and artifacts that deal with surgery as well as history, science, health, and cultural studies.
Museum of Public Health in Paris/Musee de l'Assistance Publique a Paris A museum that looks at the changes and innovations, both technical and political, which have shaped public healthcare in France from the 7th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Artifacts, equipment, paintings, etchings, photographs, archives, pharmacy items, and furniture are used to tell the great history of public hospitals and the shifting attitude toward public health.
Wellcome Library One of the world's richest and most unique collections, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science. The Biomedical Collection holds more than 40,000 high-quality images from the clinical and biomedical sciences. Selected from the UK's leading teaching hospitals and research institutions, it covers disease, surgery, general healthcare, and sciences from genetics to neuroscience, including the full range of imaging techniques.
Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology One of the world’s premier collections devoted to anesthesia history, the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology also serves as an active, specialized medical library.