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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Medical education in the United States and Canada :  a report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching   / by Abraham Flexner ; with an introduction by Henry S. Pritchett.
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959, creator
Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1857-1939
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941, printer.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Merrymount Press, printer.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Countway Medicine

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Gutman Education

Law School
Place of Origin
New York City
[Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching]
xvii, 346 p. : maps ; 26 cm.


R745 .C2

W F619me 1910
Education, Medical ;  United States ;  Canada ;  Education, Medical ;  Medical colleges -- Canada ;  Medical colleges -- United States ;  Medical education -- Canada ;  Medical education -- United States ;  Medicine -- Study and teaching -- United States ;  Medicine -- Study and teaching -- Canada ;  Education, Medical -- United States

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Regulation and Legislation

Medical Education and Practice

A landmark work which precipitated major reforms in medical education. It recommended closing commercial schools and reducing the overall number of medical schools from 155 to 31, with the aim of raising standards. Includes frank evaluative sketches of each school based on site visits by the author.

pt. 1. I. Historical and general -- II. The Proper basis of medical education -- III. The Actual basis of medical education -- IV.-V. The Course of study: The Laboratory branches, first and second years -- VI-VII. The Course of study: The Hospital and medical school, third and fourth years -- VIII. The Financial aspects of medical education -- IX. Reconstruction -- X. Medical sects -- XI. The State boards -- XII. The Postgraduate school -- XIII. The Medical education of women -- XIV. The Medical education of the Negro -- pt. 2. Medical schools [by state and province].

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Title
  Medical education in the United States and Canada
Other Title
Other Title
  Bulletin (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching) ; no. 4

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