COVID-19: A History, McGill-Queen’s University Press, September 2022. Now available as an e-book and as an audiobook (Jan 2024). . Online bibliography for this book is here






History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction, 3rd revised, expanded ed., Univ. Toronto Press, July 2021. Suggested Readings at Traduction française d’Anne-Gaëlle Weber à venir.






Stanley’s Dream; the Medical Expedition to Easter Island, 1964-65. McGill-Queen’s University Press, August 2019






editor of Halina Czajkowska Robinson, Heaven, Hell and Purgatory: A Canadian Memoir of a Happy Polish Childhood, Nazi Horror, and Swedish Refuge, Poison Spindle Press, 2020

History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction, 2nd revised and expanded ed., University of Toronto Press, 2010; Spanish translation, 2018;  Chinese translation, 2021

as editor with Arthur Sweetman, SARS in Context: Memory, History, Policy, McGill Queen’s University Press and the Queen’s School of Policy Studies, 2006
Full text online here
as editor and contributor, Clio in the Clinic; History in Medical Practice, Oxford University Press and the University of Toronto Press, 2005
History of Medicine: a Scandalously Short Introduction, 1st edition, University of Toronto Press, 1999; Macmillan, 2000; reprinted 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009: Korean translation, 2006
To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R.T.H. Laennec, Princeton University Press, 1998; print on demand 2014. Traduction française à venir.
Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life, University of Toronto Press, 1993; London: Macmillan; reprinted 1999.
Translation with Russell C. Maulitz, of Mirko D. Grmek, History of AIDS: Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic, Princeton University Press, 1990