case western reserve university



16th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium


 Allen Memorial Medical Library

Ford Auditorium

Cleveland, Ohio

October 12-13, 2001

1:00 Registration

1:30 Welcome, Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, Case Western Reserve University

1:45 The Challenges of Change and the Response of the University

Charles P. Bolton, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Case Western Reserve University

2:00 The Development of American Medical Education From the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care

Kenneth M. Ludmerer, Professor of Medicine, Washington University

3:30 Shaping a Future for Medicine and Health Care in Cleveland and Beyond Case Western Reserve University Program on Society and Health
Peter J. Whitehouse and Atwood T. Gaines, Case Western Reserve University

Voices and Visions for Our Healing
Chair: Christine Branche, Alzheimer's Association
Rachel Chapman, Case Western Reserve University, Mark Aulisio, Case Western Reserve University, Wornie Reed, Cleveland State University, Terry White, The MetroHealth System

Dinner Program Powell Room
5:30 Reception

6:30 Dinner

7:30 The Art and Science of Medicine: A Humanities Approach
Chair, David Anderson, Hiram College Approaching Health Care Issues Through Drama Carol Donley, Hiram College, Center for Literature and Medicine, Daniel Hahn and Jodie Maile, Great Lakes Theater Festival
"Long Day's Journey Into Night"

Kent State University Press will have a Table Exhibit of Books related to the WRSS for purchase.

Saturday, October 13
9:00 Registration / Hospitality

9:30 Welcome

9:45 Women Health Care Providers and Practitioners
Chair, Marian Morton, John Carroll University

Women's and Children's Free Medical & Surgery Dispensary (1878) forerunner of Woman's General Hospital,
Jennifer Nieves, Dittrick Museum

Visiting Nurse Association,
Virginia Dawson, History Enterprises, Inc.

Fewer and Better Babies: Maternal Health Association,
Jimmy Wilkinson Meyer, The College of Wooster

The History of the African American Nurse,
James Banks, Cuyahoga Community College-West

11:00 Medical Milestones in 20th Century Cleveland
Chair, Sister Mary Denis Maher, Ursuline College

The Making of a Modern Hospital in Cleveland: Planning and Construction of Lakeside James M. Edmonson, Dittrick Museum

Smallpox, The Chamber of Commerce, and the Reshaping of the City's Public Health Department in the early 20th Century,
Patsy Gerstner, Dittrick Museum

The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland Since 1970 where "Health Care is a right...Not a Privilege",
W. Martin Hiller

12:30 Lunch Program Herrick Room
Wit, A Journey of Discovery
Readings and Ruminations
Catherine Albers, Case Western Reserve University

2:00 If Archivists Could Tell... Ford Auditorium
Chair: James Edmonson, Fred Lautzenheiser, Cleveland Clinic Archives, Jennifer Nieves, Dittrick Museum, Case Western Reserve University, Diane O'Mallia, University Hospitals Archives, Dennis Harrison, Case Western Reserve University
Michael J. McCormack, Western Reserve Historical Society

Walk and Talk your Health!

Walter Leedy, Cleveland State University

Cora Millett Holden Murals Asklepios: Greek God of Medicine, His Worship, and Myths Relating to His Life, Marianne Berger Woods, Independent Scholar

3:30 The Dittrick Museum WEB site
A Media Presentation

4:00 A Film Premiere: "Healing Others Healing Ourselves: The History of the African American Nurse" Herrick Room
James Banks, Cuyahoga Community College-West

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117,
or email Professor Haddad