The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association and the Crawford Library of the Health Sciences-Rockford will host a free exhibit and film screening.
“At Home and Over There: American Women Physicians in World War I,” a short, documentary film will be shown on Wednesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Janet A. Kjellstrom Medicine Classroom at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave. This 15-minute film highlights the contributions of women physicians in World War I. A discussion will follow the screening.
The Crawford Library of the Health Sciences-Rockford on the campus will host an exhibit of photographs on loan from the American Medical Women’s Association related to women physicians in World War I November 5-26 during regular library hours: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.; 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.; and 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun. (Closed November 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving).
Both the exhibit and the film screening are free and open to the public. Continuing medical education credits are available to health care professionals attending the film screening. For more information, call (815) 395-5658 or e-mail [email protected].