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The Forgotten Medical Student

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/9780195181364.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

American medical schools of the 1960s were larger, more complex institutions than they had been a generation before. Indeed, they bore no more resemblance to pre-World War II medical schools than the ... 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


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


Medical student training in communication skills

Joshua Hauser and Gregory Makoul

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Communication is increasingly understood to be a fundamental clinical skill. It is critical to effective diagnosis and management, as well as to connecting with patients on a cognitive and emotional ... More


Becoming a medical student

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/9780719088353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the women who decided to matriculate in medicine at Irish institutions in the period 1885–1922. It reveals that women medical students tended to come from well-to-do backgrounds ... More


Defense of the Corps: The Medical Mobilization against Foreigners and Naturalized Citizens

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the movement to protect the French medical profession against foreigners and naturalized citizens during the interwar period. It first considers the issue of overcrowding in the ... More


Origins

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/9781501702136.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter details the establishment of Cornell University's medical department. Within a few years of Cornell's founding in 1865, the university started offering a four-year course in natural ... More


A Medical School Syllabus on Race

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The current orientation of the medical profession regarding racial issues continues to preserve some dysfunctional habits. First and foremost among these old habits is that of paying little attention ... More


Practicing Professionalism, Performing Authenticity

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter considers the GTA session serves as a first step in the emotional socialization of medical students. It explores the tensions between artificiality and authenticity in order to ... More


Dangerous Fearlessness: The Formation of Physicians

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter, suggests that the stigmatizing label of “hypochondriac” (as well as the formal diagnosis of hypochondriasis) and doctors' intolerance for such patients may be rooted in the formation of ... More


Language Choice on a Swiss Mailing List

Mercedes Durham

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the linguistic choices made by multilingual Swiss medical students on an asynchronous Internet discussion list. A quantitative analysis of language choice in over 1,000 messages ... More


The Expansive 1960s

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/9781501702136.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter studies how the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 brought new populations of poor and elderly patients to hospitals and clinics nationwide. Medical schools and teaching hospitals ... More


The Entry of East European Jews into Medicine, 1914‒1939

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines why so many young Jews from east European immigrant backgrounds in England set out to become doctors, when this trend began, and how it gathered momentum. The concentration of ... More


“What Does It Mean to Relax Your Hand?”: Learning to Feel with the Body in the Pelvic Exam

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Insofar as GTAs train medical students to become attuned to the sensations in their own bodies in order to examine the body of another, this process is particularly interesting in the context of ... More


Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Honoring the Patient's Story

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of storytelling and narratives in honoring the patient's story while providing end-of-life care. It explains that an illness narrative portrays signs, symptoms, ... More


Educating Health Professionals on Peace and Human Rights

Neil Arya, Caecilie Böck Buhmann, and Klaus Melf

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses education of health professionals, such as medical and nursing students, on peace and human rights.


Laughter for Coping: Medical Students Narrating Professionalism Dilemmas

Charlotte E. Rees and Lynn V. Monrouxe

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Professionalism dilemmas are common across the medical education continuum. They often challenge medical students’ thinking about professionalism and shape their future professional attitudes and ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Exclusion in the Professions

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the origins of professional exclusion in the nineteenth century. It begins with an overview of the field of medicine during the period and goes on to consider the ways that ... More


“A Steam Engine in Pants”: The Boom 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/9780300092073.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the appointment of Professor Milton Charles Winternitz as Dean of the medical school. During his fifteen years as dean, Winternitz firmly brought the medical school into the ... More


Medical Students and Residents

Jessica Chynoweth

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter 21 discusses the most challenging and rewarding elements in adapting to the demands of becoming a physician and explores the issues that can stress medical students, including physical ... More


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