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Please join us at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 10th, for a virtual book talk by award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author, Stephen Fried, on his book, RUSH: revolution, madness, and Benjamin Rush, the visionary doctor who became a founding father.

In a presentation entitled, "Rediscovering Benjamin Rush, Yellow Fever & the Revolutionary Early Days of Penn Medicine," Fried will discuss the monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers.


A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants closer to the date.  Registration is required and be sure to include your email address.


Jointly presented by the Penn Libraries' Biomedical Library and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Biomedical Library

Registration is required. There are 392 seats available.

Event Organizer

Barbara Cavanaugh