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Museum room May 8, 2019

Cycle of guided visits to medical students

Students will visit several sections of the Museum's Permanent Collection, in which they will be able to observe various pieces.

From May 6 to 13, the “Ángel Óscar Ulloa Gregori” Museum Hall will carry out its first cycle of guided tours 2019, aimed at first year students of the Surgeon and Midwifery Medical Degree.

An influx of approximately 1000 students is expected, who will be divided for better attention into 40 groups of 25 students each, lasting 50 minutes each way.

Students will visit several sections of the Permanent Collection of the museum, where they will be able to observe various pieces such as instruments, devices and surgical medical equipment dating from the 18th to the 20th centuries, and which are testimony of how medical science and health has evolved public You will also see a sample of the graphic file of the room that tells about characters, sites, commemorations and spaces that have been part of the Hospital-School, from its origins to the present day. Finally, they will be shown some documents and old books that are fundamental to the historical memory of our centuries-old institutions.  

Since the time of Dr. José Eleuterio González, in the second half of the nineteenth century, through the administration of Dr. Eduardo Aguirre Small, in the first of the twentieth century, museums have been a key element in strengthening medical education, promoting values and identity of future doctors and, of course, preserve and disseminate the cultural and scientific heritage of our Alma Mater.