The next presentation in the “Stay-at-Home” Lecture Series, sponsored by the Society for the History of Medicine and Health Professions, is scheduled for next Thursday, July 1st, from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Tim Nutt, Director of the UAMS Historical Research Center is the scheduled speaker and will be presenting “The History of CHI/St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.” Founded in 1888 by Catholic Bishop Edward M. Fitzgerald and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, St. Vincent’s was the fulfillment of a promise made by during the Yellow Fever Epidemic that ravaged Memphis, Tennessee in 1878-1879. Founded as Charity Hospital and later renamed St. Vincent, the hospital is now one of many institutions under the umbrella of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI).
The link for the Stay-at-Home presentation is https://zoom.us/j/97223974167. If you do not have video capabilities, you can still listen to the presentation using a telephone and by dialing either: (346) 248-7799 or (312) 626-6799. When prompted, enter the Meeting ID: 972 2397 4167
The Society for the History of Medicine and Health Professions supports the mission and activities of the UAMS Historical Research Center. Lectures are presented from 7:00 pm -8:00 pm on the first Thursday of every month.
Please join us on July 1st to learn about one of Arkansas’s oldest medical institutions!