Becoming a Physician : Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945 (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, Nov 30, 1995 - Medical - 424 pages
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Written by eminent education scholar Thomas Neville Bonner, Becoming A Physician is a groundbreaking, comprehensive history of Western medical education. The only work of its kind, it covers the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany. Comparative in focus, the narrative unfolds within the context of social, political, and intellectual transformations that occurred in Europe and North America between the Enlightenment and Nazi Germany. Viewing the late eighteenth century as a watershed in the development of medical education, Bonner begins by describing how earlier practices evolved in the 1800s with the introduction of clinical practices. He then traces the growth of laboratory teaching in the nineteenth century and the twentieth-century preoccupation with establishing a university standard of medical education. Throughout, Bonner pays particular attention to the students, chronicling their daily lives and discussing changes in the medical school population and the various biases-- class, gender, racial, and religious--students and prospective students faced.
  

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Contents

Introduction
3
Learning to Heal in
12
Changing Patterns of Medical Study Before 1800
33
Lives of Medical Students and Their Teachers
61
The Clinical Impulse and National Response 17801830
103
Early Nineteenth Century
142
A Birds Eye View of Medical Education in 1830
158
Toward New Goals for Medical Education 18301850
182
The 1870s in Great Britain
259
The Fight for the Curriculum
268
The Clinic Versus the Laboratory in Great Britain
275
The Persistence of National Differences
281
Universities Laboratory Science and Medicine
288
The Goal of University Teaching in Britain
295
The War and Medical Education 19141920
306
Consolidation Stability and New Upheavals 19201945
325

Students and Teaching
203
The Spread of Laboratory Teaching 18501870
231
The Fight for the Curriculum
251
A Closing Word
346
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