The Medical Imagination – Ben Franklin’s World – podcast

The Medical Imagination

Sari Altschuler | Ben Franklin’s World

2019-11-04

Did you know that imagination once played a key role in the way Americans understood and practiced medicine? Sari Altschuler, an Assistant Professor of English at Northeastern University and author of The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States, joins us to investigate the ways early American doctors used imagination in their practice and learning of medicine. Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/263 Sponsor Links Omohundro Institute The Ben Franklin’s World Shop Complementary Episodes Episode 005: Jeanne Abrams, Revolutionary Medicine Episode 116: Erica Charters, Disease & the Seven Years War Episode 127: Caroline Winterer, American Enlightenments Episode 133: Patrick Breen, The Nat Turner Revolt Episode 174: Thomas Apel, Yellow Fever in the Early Republic Episode 251: Cameron Strang, Frontiers of Science Listen! Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Ben Franklin’s World iOS App Ben Franklin’s World Android App Helpful Links Join the Ben Franklin’s World Facebook Group Ben Franklin’s World Twitter: @BFWorldPodcast Ben Franklin’s World Facebook Page Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter *Books purchased through the links on this post will help support the production of Ben Franklin’s World.

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