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Hard Times: The Dark 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/9780300092073.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the death of Nathan Smith in 1829, which signified a great loss to the young Medical Institution of Yale College. His reputation as a clinician in conjunction with Benjamin ... More


The Department of Medicine

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/9780300092073.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes Yale's Department of Medicine as propelled, from the very beginning, by a remarkable cast of faculty members. Nathan Smith, who was also responsible for lectures in surgery and ... More


A National Code of Medical Ethics

Robert Baker

in Before Bioethics: A History of American Medical Ethics from the Colonial Period to the Bioethics Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199774111
eISBN:
9780199369508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774111.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter recounts the story of the creation of a national medical society and a national code of medical ethics. It highlights the role played by four key actors: Nathan Smith Davis (1817–1904), ... More


The State Hospital

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/9780300092073.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the relationship between the medical school and the hospital as one of mutual, although frequently strained, interdependence. Access to patients would be crucial to the success ... More


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