Mina Jahan Bissell is the recipient of the 2019 Jonathan E. Rhoads Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Medicine. Her talk at the 2019 Autumn General Meeting of the APS is entitled "We Don't We Get More Cancer."
Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, David J. Silverman offers a new look at the Plymouth colony’s founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story.
At the American Philosophical Society Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.