Army Medical Department
Visitors to this site will find news and information about the Army Medical Department, part of the Army Surgeon General's Office and U.S. Army Medical Command headquarters. Photo galleries, press releases, and employment training information are also housed on this site.
Tenth Combat Support Hospital
This Web page recounts the history of the Tenth CSH. Featured in "Life and Death in the War Zone," this field hospital dates back to World War II. The site also describes the unit's current activities and capabilities.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Established during the Civil War as a research institution, the National Museum of Health and Medicine is part of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, located on the campus of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Web visitors will find photos and articles on military medicine's history.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
This informative site offers pictures and information from the brick-and-mortar museum in Frederick, MD. Visitors may browse a Civil War medic's tool kit, read a doctor's letter to a Civil war widow, and more.
War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival
by Sheri Fink. New York: Perseus, 2003.
The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicine
by Jonathan Kaplan. Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002.
Combat Medic: World War II
by John A. Kerner. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Co., 2002.
The Face of Mercy: A Photographic History of Medicine at War
by Matthew Naythons, M.D., et al. New York: Random House, 1993.
Cut to the Heart
Ever since World War II, physicians have struggled to find ways to treat heart failure, the biggest killer in the modern world.
Neurosurgeon Jamshid Ghajar sparks a revolution in the treatment of head-trauma victims.