Educational videos, podcasts and films

Wellcome moving image and sound collection

Film and sound recordings vividly bring the history of medicine to life
This collection contains over 600 films and sound recordings

Working through a viral epidemic: the experience of Claire McCarthy with polio in 1955 (video)

In this new oral history video interview, Claire McCarthy, retired Director of Physical Therapy at Boston Children’s Hospital shares her experiences and insight as a healthcare worker during the 1955 polio epidemic and how it compares with the current pandemic.

Boston Children’s Hospital Archives

An incredibly brief history of medicine (video)

A 30 minute introduction to the history of medicine for health care students by the late John Geater (retired GP) . The presenter shows how modern clinical practice has developed and what practitioners can learn form this evolution.

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