Reforming Medical Education

Reforming Medical Education

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The University of Illinois College of Medicine has its origins in the 1882 opening of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago. In 1897 the College of Physicians and Surgeons became affiliated with the University of Illinois and began a relationship that endured its fair share of trials, successes, and even a few bitter fights. In this fact-filled volume, Winton U. Solberg places the early history of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in a national and international context, tracing its origins, crises, and reforms through its first tumultuous decades. Solberg discusses the role of the College of Medicine and the city of Chicago in the historic transformation from the late nineteenth century, when Germany was the acknowledged world center of medicine and the germ theory of disease was not yet widely accepted, to 1920, by which time the United States had emerged as the leader in modern medical research and education. With meticulous scholarship and attention to detail, this volume chronicles the long and difficult struggle to achieve that goal.The Chicago Medical College, later the Northwestern University Medical School, admitted three women students in the autumn of 1869, but ... She gradually rose in rank and served as an assistant professor of obstetrics from 1926 to 1946.41 In its early years Paamp;S was ... Helen T. Hisom had studied at the University of Southern California Medical College in 1895-97 and at Womana#39;s Medical College inanbsp;...


Title:Reforming Medical Education
Author: Winton U. Solberg
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2009
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