The collection of the Wood Library-Museum includes 13,000 books, over 50 international and domestic journal titles, newsletters, comprehensive biographical material, photo and digital image files.
View images, videos, and hear curator stories about historical apparatus, awards and memorabilia.
Personal papers from individuals and institutional archive collections
Exploring advances in anesthesiology through physician pioneers
The WLM has begun to digitize its Rare Book Collection, including manuscripts, letters, artifacts, portraits, pictures and works which marked the advent of special contributions to anesthesia.
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2019 WLM Lewis H. Wright Memorial Lecture
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News & Updates
WLM Now Open By Appointment
Starting July 1, 2021 the WLM will be available for private or group tours Monday - Thursday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT, by appointment. The ASA building is not open to the public so please contact us to make arrangements for your visit.
- WLM End of Year Report – 2019
- Newly Expanded Wood Library-Museum (WLM) of Anesthesiology Opens in Breathtaking New Schaumburg, IL Headquarters
- Kathryn E. McGoldrick, M.D., to Present Airway Management Throughout the Ages: 2018 Lewis H. Wright Lecture
- Selma H. Calmes, M.D. To Receive The 2018 WLM DSA