Das .,William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History der American Urological Association": Neue, spannende Ansätze zur Urologiegeschichte in den USA - ein persönlicher Rundgang

Translated title of the contribution: The William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History of the American Urological Association: New exciting approaches in presenting urologic history, not only in the USA - A personal guided tour

R. M. Engel

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Abstract

The Didusch Center for Urologic History encompasses a rich and varied collection of drawings, photographs, and instruments of historical importance to urology, many displayed in the urological exhibits during the American Urological Association (AUA) conventions. The Center also houses a library devoted to urological and early medical texts and the AUA archives and is the institution of research in all fields of urologic history in the USA. The museum collection features most of Didusch's original drawings, as well as an impressive instrument collection acquired primarily through donations by urologists. The original William P. Didusch Museum (now known as the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History) was originally housed in the AUA's Baltimore City headquarters building. Upon the association's move to Linthicum, MD in 2003, the museum has evolved into the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History and taken on new tasks and responsibilities that include the topic of research in urologic history.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)483-488
Number of pages6
JournalUrologe - Ausgabe A
Volume50
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • History of medicine
  • History of urology
  • Museology and urology
  • Research in the field of history of urology
  • Science museums

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Medicine(all)

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