We recently heard from a one-time medical student at Johns Hopkins. The gentleman said he happened to be present the day the portrait of Dr. Taussig was taken.
Estrellita Karsh endowed the emergency department of CHEO in 2005, fulfilling Yousuf’s wish that no child would be without emergency medical care.
Scottish biologist, physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist Alexander Fleming died on this day, March 11, in 1955.
“Cardiology” magazine features this portrait of Helen Taussig in their article “Pediatric Cardiology: A Specialty Spurred by the Groundbreaking Work of Women.”
Mrs. Estrellita Karsh celebrates her 90th birthday this weekend, on January 19. Estrellita Nachbar met Yousuf Karsh in 1961.
Baruj Benacerraf was born on this day in 1920. He was a Venezuelan-American immunologist.
John Glenn returned to space on October 29, 1998, as a payload specialist on Space Shuttle Discovery, nearly four decades after he became the first American to orbit the Earth.
Dayton Art Institute is the only midwest stop for the traveling “American Portraits” exhibition, and it closes soon, on September 16, 2018.
“It is our hope that Maine high school students will view the poster and will learn about a scientist important to the field of medical genetics and from their home state of Maine.”
On June 23, 2018, the Dayton Art Institute unveiled “Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits,” on loan from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Nora McDonough was a caregiver for Yousuf Karsh and a special friend to Mrs. Estrellita Karsh for many years. Nora recognized the importance of knowing the patient and their family, and she was committed to honoring the sacredness of that patient-family relationship.
After Lyndon B. Johnson was elected president in 1964, the stage was set for the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.
Inspired by Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, join us to discuss how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity.
“I am the recipient, not the donor.” Estrellita Karsh
An installation of art works including Karsh portraits, lithographs, Inuit prints, and tiles, for the following specialty family waiting rooms: psychiatry, thoracic surgery and women’s health.
“Friends and Family Far and Near” consists of several Karsh portraits, and Inuit prints and was curated, and donated, by Estrellita Karsh.
A relationship between the Museum of Fine Arts and Brigham and Women’s Hospital nurtured by Mrs Karsh explores the role of art in healing.
“In celebration of a major gift to its collection of more than 100 portraits created by renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002), the National Portrait Gallery presents the exhibition “Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits.”
In May 2013, Estrellita Karsh sponsored The Brigham and Women’s Hospital to host the premiere all-women symposium for American and Canadian health professionals.
In 2013, Estrellita Karsh established a collaborative program between the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, so medical residents can have access to study art.
A permanent installation of iconic Karsh portraits honoring 15 men and women who made an inspirational and lasting impact on the 20th Century.
In 2011, Estrellita Karsh endowed the position of Visiting Professor in Women’s Health, the first of its kind in the nation, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
In 2008, Estrellita Karsh endowed the position of Visiting Professor of Nursing at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Established by Estrellita Karsh, and inaugurated in 2008, the visiting professorship brings to CHEO a distinguished physician from another medical center to share his or her expertise.
Established in 2004 by Estrellita Karsh, the gift provides funds to encourage original publications in physical therapy and an annual lecture.
“Healers of Our Age” is a unique collection of 30 x 40 inch photographs consisting of 20 portraits of medical and scientific luminaries.
A portfolio of portraits of artists, selected to bring comfort to the families of patients undergoing surgery.
Established in 1999, by Yousuf and Estrellita Karsh, the award affords nurses the opportunity to observe how compassionate care is provided in another health setting and gives them opportunity for personal and professional advancement, to bring that knowledge “back to the Brigham” and put it into practice.
Established in 1996, by Yousuf and Estrellita Karsh, the Annual Lecture brings noted photographers to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to share their life’s work and philosophy. Inaugurated by Gordon Parks in 1998.
Established in 1993 by Yousuf and Estrellita Karsh, in memory of Karsh’s late wife, Solange Karsh, the fund furthers young people’s interest in research through laboratory internships.
News, The Karsh Center at MFA Boston, other philanthropic work.
His life in his own words.