Saturday: Medical Film Symposium Series at Mutter Museum

Saturday 1/22/2010 hammer.jpg …talks/ presentations on the intersection between medicine and cinema. The schedule is as follows: 9:00 a.m.: Introduction by Robert D. Hicks, Director of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Welcomes from Joanna Poses and Dwight Swanson 9:15a.m.–10:45a.m. First Session. Moderator: Dan Streible Scott Curtis, “Between Photography and Film: Early Uses of Medical Cinematography” Michael Sappol, “Difficult Subjects: Working with Films from the Collection of the National Library of Medicine” 10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.: Break 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Second Session Barbara Hammer and Patti Doyen, “Complexities and Enigmas of Cinefluorography in the work of Dr. James Sibley Watson and Colleagues” 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break 1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.: Third Session Kirsten Ostherr, “‘Spectacular Problems in Surgery’: Medical Motion Pictures at the American College of Surgeons” 1:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Fourth Session. Moderator: Mara Mills Devin Orgeron, “Edgar Ulmer and the National Tuberculosis Association: Mara Mills, “Telephone Operator, Camera-Operator: Laryngoscopy and High Oliver Gaycken, “The Flow of Life: Moving Images of Magnified Blood” 3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.: Break 3:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.: Fifth Session. Moderator: Lance Wahlert R. Nick Bryan, M.D., “The Body Visible” 4:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: Closing Discussions Full descriptions of the talks are available at the Medical Film Symposium website: Talks to take place at The Mütter Museum at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia (19 S. 22nd Street). The symposium will take place on the 2nd floor. Those wishing to attend the full symposium, including screenings and reception, must register for the symposium. (Admission to the Mütter Museum exhibits will require separate admission.) Those wishing to attend a specific talk or panel can attend with simply admission to the Mütter Museum.

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