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How the Government Created the Medical Profession

Robert I. Field

in Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

American physicians have not always enjoyed the high incomes and social standing they do today. The American Medical Association worked with state governments in the late nineteenth and early ... 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


The Journey Back to Oneself: Reimagining Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter five includes a discussion of specific curricular interventions that can work toward getting students to think critically and to reflect deeply and broadly on what it means to be human. It ... More


Charity Dispensaries, Medical Education and Domiciliary Medical Care for the Poor in Edinburgh and Glasgow, c.1870–1914

David Sutton

in Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the home as opposed to overseas aspects of medical missions, and explores the role of medical mission dispensaries in British cities in the late Victorian and Edwardian period. ... 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


Flexner's Report and Blumer's Deanship: The Defining 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/9780300092073.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how two items of business during an otherwise uneventful Yale Corporation meeting on March 21, 1910 shaped the future success of the medical school. “The Secretary read the ... More


Social Roots of Medical Education

Neha Madhiwalla

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Allopathy has become the dominant system of medicine in India today. Since mid-nineteenth century, allopathic medical education institutions have grown exponentially. However, its growth has been ... More


Medical Education and Basic Health Care: Forging Connections

Anand Zachariah

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Medical education in India is not sufficiently oriented to the health care needs of the country. The knowledge of medicine has primarily originated in western countries and there are mismatches ... More


Exploring the Shortcomings of a “Scientific” Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter one begins with a synopsis of the scholarly literature that discusses the epistemology and pedagogy of medicine and the effects they have on physician formation before arguing that this ... More


Discovering Delirium Tremens

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 2 describes why delirium tremens became a topic of intense medical interest to American physicians soon after it was first described in 1813. While previously physicians had little interest ... More


The Show Goes On

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the policy initiatives of the Modi Government such as the appointment of the Hari Guatam and Kaw Committees to review the functioning of the UGC and AICTE respectively and of ... More


Finale

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The evidence suggests that medical care for frail, old people should be interdisciplinary, coordinated, and accessible. Analysis of the current system suggests it should begin with comprehensive ... More


Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Purendra Prasad and Amar Jesani (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Equity and Access attempts to unravel the complex narrative of why inequities in the health sector are growing and access to basic health care is worsening, and the underlying forces that contribute ... More


The “Remainder” in Modern Medicine: The Lived Experience of Illness and Existential Anxiety

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines why privileging calculative or technical thinking is particularly problematic in medical practice. Because medicine and medical education focus on the “real” and the ... More


‘Imi Ho‘ōla:Reflections of Dreams Come True

Kelli-Ann Frank Voloch, Karen K. Sakamoto, Patrice Ming-Lei Tim Sing, Nanette Kapulani Mossman Judd, Akolea K. Ioane, and Leimomi Noel Kanagusuku

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program is a pathway to medical school for many underprivileged students who dream of becoming a physician. It seeks to improve healthcare in Hawaiʻi and the ... More


From Kalo to Kauka: Becoming a Native Hawaiian Physician

Malia-Susanne Lee, Benjamin Young, Courtney Kielemaikalani Gaddis, Nina Leialoha Beckwith, Sasha Naomi, Kehaulani Hayashi, Treschuk Fernandes, Winona Kaalouahi, and Mesiona Lee

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pathway to medicine is difficult. Ancient Native Hawaiian healers, Kahuna Lāʻau Lapaʻau, were identified at early ages and taught the practice of healing by their elders. As the Hawaiian world ... More


The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Timothy J. Hoff, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, and Gary J. Young

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book examines major transformations in the U.S. health professions workforce, and how various professionals are being affected by a myriad of industry and societal trends as well as new policies ... More


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