Public Program Begin at the Beginning: Medical and Surgical Care in Puritan New England 28 January 2017.Saturday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM Sidney Levitsky, MD

From bloodletting to powders made from roasted toads, medical care in early New England was of uncertain value to the patient. In this discussion of primary documents led by Sid Levitsky of Harvard Medical School, we’ll explore the foundations of 17th century English medicine and surgery and the practice of medicine in New England.