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Academic Medical Centers and the Public

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/9780195181364.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Though medical schools and teaching hospitals were separate entities, they operated extremely closely, and their individual successes depended very much on their collaboration. In the late 1920s, the ... More


The Expansion of Clinical Service

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/9780195181364.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The expansion of clinical service in the two decades following World War II created strains within academic medical centers, largely because of the distractions that patient care inevitably placed on ... More


The Ascendancy of Research

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/9780195181364.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The ties formed between the federal government and academic medical centers during World War II irrevocably altered the scale of medical research in the United States. Over the next two decades, ... More


How the Government Created the Hospital Industry

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/9780199746750.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

When hospitals emerged as centers of technologically based care in the mid-twentieth century, public access was uneven. In response, the federal government poured billions of dollars into hospital ... More


A Move to Manhattan’s Upper East Side

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/9781501702136.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter explores how Cornell University Medical College (CUMC) joined with New York Hospital between 1928 and 1934 to construct a new medical center on the Upper East Side, creating a greater ... More


How to organize the transition from a traditional curriculum to a PBL curriculum

Martin Paul

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Some say that no challenge is more difficult than trying to change a traditional curriculum into a problem-based one. Maastricht University has been lucky in that it was able to start with ... More


Volunteers working in a comprehensive palliative care service in Australia

Rosemary Hanley

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter illustrates firsthand experience of coordinating volunteers in palliative care. This experien was gained from initiating, developing, and managing a palliative care volunteer service in ... More


Introduction: Chronicles of an Accidental Death

Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.3
Subject:
History, Social History

Jesica Santillan's case is an example of a grave and unprecedented error in the conduct of patient care. Jesica's death resulted from a simple but tragic mistake of donor-recipient mismatch in organ ... More


The Political Capital of War Wounds

Ghassan Soleiman Abu-Sittah

in War and Health: The Medical Consequences of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479875962
eISBN:
9781479805242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875962.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Iraq’s healthcare infrastructure has deteriorated after decades of war and sanctions. A small fraction of Iraqis injured as a result of war have accessed quality care at the American University of ... More


A Principled Approach to Essential Health-Care Delivery System Reforms

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The basic premise of this chapter is that we have at our disposal a wealth of evidence-based knowledge of critical health care delivery strategies that would, if implemented on a large scale, yield ... More


All Things Twice, First Tragedy Then Farce: Lessons from a Transplant Error

Charles L. Bosk

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.8
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the transplant error in the Jesica Santillan's case and the main actors in the story (from Duke University Medical Center to Carolina Donor Services, from the United Network for ... More


The Transplant Surgeon's Perspective on the Bungled Transplant

Thomas Diflo

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.6
Subject:
History, Social History

Tom Diflo is a clinical transplant surgeon who has performed almost 1,000 kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants in the United States. In this chapter, Dr. Diflo provides insight on the complexities ... More


Medical Training using Simulators

Patrick Magee and Mark Tooley

in The Physics, Clinical Measurement and Equipment of Anaesthetic Practice for the FRCA

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199595150
eISBN:
9780191918032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595150.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Anesthesiology

Training and education using simulation has been used extensively in many high risk industries including aviation, nuclear power, military and rail. Repeated exposure to simulated crises and events ... More


The Bioproliferation Puzzle

Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley

in Barriers to Bioweapons: The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452888
eISBN:
9780801471933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452888.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter explains why the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) halted Erasmus Medical Center's plan to publish a major finding about the H5N1 bird flu. The Erasmus ... More


“Morningside’s Miracle”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Nicholas Murray Butler's stand on various domestic and international issues while he was president of Columbia University. It first examines Butler's initiatives that propelled ... More


Conclusion

SuEllen Hamkins

in The Art of Narrative Psychiatry: Stories of Strength and Meaning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199982042
eISBN:
9780197563366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982042.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Narrative psychiatry is the North Star that guides me in my work. Whether I am conducting fifteen-minute appointments at a community mental health center, weekly psychotherapy in my private ... More


What Is Known about the Cause

J. Eric Ahlskog

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199977567
eISBN:
9780197563342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199977567.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Neurology

Most of the research into the cause of Lewy disorders has focused on Parkinson’s disease, since that is the best defined of these conditions and, therefore, the most straightforward to study. ... More


The Battle for Downtown

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Before the financial crash froze the motion of money, the plan to repopulate thinned-out downtowns had become an article of faith among advocates of low-carbon urbanism. Where else could the ... More


Challenges of Participating in Research About Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment Among Disabled Veterans

Christine Schneider and Eva Kahana

in Research Involving Participants with Cognitive Disability and Difference: Ethics, Autonomy, Inclusion, and Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198824343
eISBN:
9780191863165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824343.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides insights from an ongoing study of elderly veterans’ experiences of living with newly diagnosed mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Recruitment for this qualitative study was ... More


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