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

Gerard N. Burrow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book tells the story of the Yale University School of Medicine, tracing its history from its origins in 1810, when it had four professors and 37 students, to its present status as one of the ... More


Calomel, Cholera, and Science 1825–1865

James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins

in Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

John Esten Cooke, a doctor and professor at Transylvania University, asserted that gases or bad air caused congestion in the blood vessels and liver, and the cure was to remove the congestion with ... More


Setting the scene (largely from the UK point of view)

John Pemberton

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins recollections of how epidemiology was perceived in the 1930s. It then discusses the concept of social medicine in relation to clinical medicine, politics, and war as well as the ... More


City of Medicine

Istvan Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

in New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

There are whole districts in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx that operate as medical cities at the highest level of biomedical research as well as clinical facilities for patients. Bellevue ... More


Introduction

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/9780300092073.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Throughout the rich history of the Yale University School of Medicine, several important themes have tended to recur. First and foremost among these themes has been the close relationship between the ... More


Epilogue

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/9780300092073.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book concludes with an understanding of the Yale University School of Medicine's fortunes at the time of its tercentenary, which will allow the story to be put in context. It is generally ... More


The Right Place (and Persons) at the Right Time

Linda C. Mayes

in A Girl’s Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study Center

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300117592
eISBN:
9780300210804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117592.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter examines the intellectual background and origins of the Yale Longitudinal Study (YLS). It begins with the establishment in 1911 of the Yale Psycho-Clinic for children at the Yale School ... More


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