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Research at the institute

  • History of the Charité
  • Social medicine and psychiatry
  • Historical epistemology and pharmacy
  • Medicine and gender
  • Medicine under National Socialism
  • Medical humanities and clinical ethics

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The research areas

Research at the Institute focuses on modern medical history as well as medical humanities and questions of clinical ethics.

Focal points include the history of social medicine and psychiatry, medicine and gender in historical perspective, medicine under National Socialism, the history of pharmacy, and the history of health care (19th/20th century).

Furthermore, continuous research is conducted on the history of Berlin medicine and the Charité (see Memorial.Charité or Charité after 1945).