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The Rise of Graduate Medical Education

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/9780195181364.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the years following World War I, medical knowledge, techniques, and practices were growing and changing too rapidly. Even a superior experience in medical school could no longer prepare a person ... More


The Kantian University: Science and Nation Building at Johns Hopkins

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the Kantian University and its relation to Bowman's work in science and education. It first looks at Bowman's stay at the National Research Council (NRC), where he was ... More


New Rules of Engagement

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Endowed with her mother's dominant nature and feminist perspective, Martha May Eliot sets her sights on becoming a “social doctor.” Before graduating from Radcliffe, she spends her sophomore year at ... More


Icons of Life: A Cultural History of Human Embryos

Lynn Morgan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260436
eISBN:
9780520944725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260436.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book tells the story of an early twentieth-century undertaking, the Carnegie Institution of Washington's project to collect thousands of embryos for scientific study. The book blends social ... More


Johns Hopkins President

Bruce L. R. Smith

in Lincoln Gordon: Architect of Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813156552
eISBN:
9780813165455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813156552.003.0016
Subject:
History, Political History

Gordon is exhausted by the pressures he has endured since 1960 and is worried that Vietnam has begun to sap the Johnson administration’s energy and shift the policy focus away from Latin America. He ... More


The Consensus on Idealism, 1870–1900

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the new university system of the late nineteenth century, there was a consensus on idealism as the most effective response to the challenge of Charles Darwin. Nine older thinkers typified ... More


David H. Hubel

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

David H. Hubel was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, to American parents in 1926. In 1929, his family transferred to Montreal where he was brought up and educated and continued to live until the age ... More


From Novice in Europe to Expert in America

Matthew Shindell

in The Life and Science of Harold C. Urey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226662084
eISBN:
9780226662114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662114.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Harold C. Urey returned from Copenhagen knowing that he would be unable to make original contributions to quantum physics, but nonetheless able to read and explain the work coming out of Europe in ... More


The Group at Hopkins

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The importance in science of mentors or role models can hardly be exaggerated. For Hubel and Wiesel, Steve Kuffler played a crucial role in terms of day-to-day importance, and this role was sustained ... More


Illusions of Actuality

in Science on the Air: Popularizers and Personalities on Radio and Early Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467597
eISBN:
9780226466958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226466958.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the television era, science programming survived at the network level only if it conformed to a fast-paced, irreverent, time-conscious context. Communication of scientific information via ... More


Experimenting with Illusion

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the U.S. television industry's experimentation with the incorporation of science into television programming and discusses some of the most notable science-related shows during ... More


‘I Still Deny’d, Much Pleas’d to Hear You Sue’: Milton’s Eve, Ovid, and the Restoration Coquette

Laura L. Knoppers

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores Anglo-Irish poet John Hopkins’s Milton’s Paradise Lost Imitated in Rhyme (1699), a lively, comic, and virtually unknown adaptation of Books 4, 6, and 9 of Paradise Lost written ... More


A League of Their Own

Steven Seegel

in Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226438498
eISBN:
9780226438528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438528.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The chapters examines the struggles that Bowman faced as a Wilsonian diplomat, the president of the IGU, and later the President of Johns Hopkins University as he argued for friendship and the moral ... More


Torsten N. Wiesel

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Torsten Wiesel was born in 1924 in Uppsala, Sweden, the youngest of five children. In 1947, he began his scientific career in Carl Gustaf Bernhard's laboratory at the Karolinska Institute, where he ... More


Preparation

Barry Hankins

in Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

Wilson undertook his undergraduate education at Davidson College and Princeton University, his law school work at the University of Virginia, and, finally, his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins. As he grew ever ... More


Using Mammon for Righteousness: Funding Coeducation through Coercive Philanthropy

Joan Marie Johnson

in Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 explores what happened when women approached existing coeducational schools offering restricted gifts to benefit women. These donations either forced a school to open its doors to women or ... More


The Bubble Bursts: The Depression Years

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the new dean, Stanhope Bayne-Jones, who had been a student and later colleague of Winternitz's at Johns Hopkins. His major interest was in bacteriology, and he happily ... More


Back to the USA

Angela Penrose

in No Ordinary Woman: The Life of Edith Penrose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198753940
eISBN:
9780191815720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753940.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

Edith and E. F. Penrose returned to the USA in 1946 to serve Winant, now the US representative on the UN Economic and Social Council during the first sessions of the United Nations in New York. Edith ... More


The Student as Scholar

Ernest L. Boyer

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

While I thought about this conference, my mind drifted back to fall 1956, when I became academic dean at one of the world's smallest higher learning institutions, a ... More


Epilogue

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This epilogue provides a brief overview of the major advances in American medicine in the modern period, and how such advances have been challenged by a newly energized alternative medicine movement. ... More


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