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The Forgotten Medical Student

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

American medical schools of the 1960s were larger, more complex institutions than they had been a generation before. Indeed, they bore no more resemblance to pre-World War II medical schools than the ... More


Women's experiences of Irish medical education

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the authorities of Irish medical schools and hospitals possessed a distinctive attitude towards their women medical students, with women and men being educated together for ... More


Defense of the Corps: The Medical Mobilization against Foreigners and Naturalized Citizens

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the movement to protect the French medical profession against foreigners and naturalized citizens during the interwar period. It first considers the issue of overcrowding in the ... More


Medical student training in communication skills

Joshua Hauser and Gregory Makoul

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Communication is increasingly understood to be a fundamental clinical skill. It is critical to effective diagnosis and management, as well as to connecting with patients on a cognitive and emotional ... More


Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical ... More


Becoming a medical student

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the women who decided to matriculate in medicine at Irish institutions in the period 1885–1922. It reveals that women medical students tended to come from well-to-do backgrounds ... More


Origins

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon

in Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter details the establishment of Cornell University's medical department. Within a few years of Cornell's founding in 1865, the university started offering a four-year course in natural ... More


Educational Experiences and Medical Student Life, <i>c.</i>1880–1920

Laura Kelly

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 explores what students studied at Irish medical schools from the late nineteenth to early twentieth century, a period when medical curriculum underwent a series of reforms. Furthermore, the ... More


‘Boys to Men’: Rites of Passage, Sport, Masculinity and Medical Student Culture, <i>c.</i>1880–1930

Laura Kelly

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the lives of medical students outside the lecture theatre, hospital and dissecting room, as well as representations of medical students, through the use of student magazines, ... More


Medical Education and Student Culture North and South of the Border, <i>c</i>.1920–1950

Laura Kelly

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The final chapter draws primarily on oral history interviews conducted with 24 men and women who studied at Irish medical schools in the 1940s and 1950s. These interviews provide first-hand accounts ... More


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