The opening reception for the bicentennial exhibit exhibit, UVA Health System: 200 Years of Learning, Research, & Care," will be held from 5-7pm on Tuesday, September 11, in the main gallery of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. The exhibit highlights stories and artifacts from the first two centuries of UVA's medical and nursing training and training, patient care, and community relations. It features a range of objects in the Medical School's and School of Nursing's historic collections, such as an iron lung, nursing uniforms, and surgical tools. The display includes historic artifacts, photographs, and documents from the collections of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, and the University of Virginia Library.
The exhibit was produced with support from the University of Virginia Bicentennial, with funding provided by the Alumni Board of Trustees.