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A History of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania: From ...
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Almshouse American Anatomy appointed Bachelor of Medicine Barton Benjamin Rush Benjamin Smith Barton Board of Trustees Botany Candidate Caspar Wistar Chair of Materia Chair of Practice Chapman clinical lectures College of Philadelphia College of Physicians Commencement conferred connection course of lectures Cullen death of Dr degree of Doctor delivered Dewees disease Doctor of Medicine duties edition eminent established Eulogium Europe fessor gentlemen Gibson graduated Griffitts Hare honor Horner instruction interest James Journal Kuhn labors London Materia Medica Medi Medica and Pharmacy Medical Department Medical Faculty Medical Professors Medical School medical science Medical Society Memoir Midwifery Obstetrics operation Penn Pennsylvania Hospital Philosophical Society Practice of Medicine Practice of Physic practitioner present profession Professor of Anatomy Professorship Provost published pupils received Redman reference reputation resigned respect Samuel Smith success Surgery teaching Theory and Practice thesis Thomas Cadwalader tion University of Edinburgh University of Pennsylvania William Shippen
Page 24 - Quacks abound like locusts in Egypt, and too many have recommended themselves to a full practice and profitable subsistence. This is the less to be wondered at, as the profession is under no kind of regulation. Loud as the call is, to our shame be it remembered, we have no law to protect the lives of the king's subjects from the malpractice of pretenders. Any man at his pleasure sets up for physician, apothecary, and chirurgeon. No candidates are either examined or licensed, or even sworn to fair...
Page 23 - Of lawyers and physicians I shall say nothing, because this country is very peaceable and healthy; long may it so continue and never have occasion for the tongue of the one, nor the pen of the other, both equally destructive to men's estates and lives; besides forsooth, they, hangman like, have a license to murder and make mischief.
Page 229 - The CLIMATE of the SOUTH of FRANCE as SUITED to INVALIDS; with Notices of Mediterranean and other Winter Stations. By CT WILLIAMS, MAMD Oxon.
Page 230 - A HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, from its Foundation in 1765: with Sketches of Deceased Professors, &c.
Page 55 - A Discourse upon the Institution of Medical Schools in America; Delivered at a public Anniversary Commencement, held in the College of Philadelphia May 30 and 31, 1765. With a Preface, containing amongst other things, the author's apology for attempting to introduce the regular mode of practising Physic in Philadelphia. By John...
Page 33 - ... all philosophical experiments that let light into the nature of things, tend to increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life.
Page 230 - HOARSENESS, LOSS OF VOICE, and Stridulous Breathing in relation to Nervo-Muscular Affections of the Larynx.
Page 54 - It may collect a number of young persons, of more than ordinary abilities, and so improve their knowledge as to spread its reputation to distant parts. By sending these abroad duly qualified, or by exciting an emulation amongst men of parts and literature, it may give birth to other useful institutions of a similar nature, or occasional rise, by its example, to numerous societies of different kinds, calculated to spread the light of knowledge through the whole American continent, wherever inhabited.
Page 42 - I apprehend, will not only be useful to the Province in their employments, but if suitably countenanced by the Legislature will be able to erect a school of physic among you that may draw students from various parts of America and the West Indies, and at least furnish them with a better idea of the rudiments of their profession than they have at present the means of acquiring on your side of the water.