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Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — European History.

A large number of different institutions have offered medical education in Ireland since 1600. Medicine was, in theory, taught at Trinity College, Dublin, from at least the early 17th...

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medical schools

Charles G. Roland.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 485 words.

Formal medical education, gradually supplanting apprenticeship, began in 1824 in Quebec. Modelled on the Edinburgh School of Medicine, in 1829

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Medical School

in The Turnstone

February 2001; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 5391 words.

This chapter recounts the author's experiences as a medical student in Liverpool University. He began medical school in 1936 at the age of seventeen. In 1937, the author visited Germany to...

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Studying at medical school

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 6157 words.

Chapter 2 outlines key considerations when choosing a medical school, including location, a city versus campus-based medical school, course teaching style and length, entry requirements,...

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Oxford Handbook for Medical School

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 1152 pages.

Medical school is full of unfamiliar and often frightening experiences for students. In the first year, a student must move away from home, balance personal finances, assimilate large...

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Explanation in the Medical Schools

R. J. Hankinson.

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

October 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy. 13050 words.

In this chapter, Hankinson discusses the major Hellenistic Medical theories and figures, from the Alexandrian doctors Herophilus and Erasistratus in the third century bc to the Empiricist,...

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Medical school fails to improve Mediterranean diet adherence among medical students

Maria Fiore, Caterina Ledda, Venerando Rapisarda, Elena Sentina, Cristina Mauceri, Placido D’Agati, Gea Oliveri Conti, Lluís Serra-Majem and Margherita Ferrante.

in European Journal of Public Health

December 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4075 words.

Background: The Mediterranean Diet (MeDi) is associated with a reduced risk of several non-communicable chronic diseases. High levels of nutrition knowledge are associated with...

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The American Medical School Between the World Wars

Kenneth M. Ludmerer.

in Time to Heal

February 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14839 words.

Typically regarded as a quiet time in American medical education, the interwar period was in fact highly dynamic. Medical research advanced and medical schools grew in size, wealth, and...

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Eichholz, Alfred (1869–1933), medical inspector of schools

Bernard Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1351 words.

Eichholz, Alfred (1869–1933), medical inspector of schools, was born at 196 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, on 26 November 1869, the son of Adolph Eichholz, cotton merchant,...

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The Medical School Marketplace, c.1850–1900

Laura Kelly.

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 12216 words.

The early nineteenth century has been frequently hailed as the ‘golden age of Irish medicine’ as result of the work of physicians Robert Graves and William Stokes, whose emphasis on bedside...

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The Model Minority between Medical School and Nintendo

Lan Dong.

in Drawing New Color Lines

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7428 words.

While Gene Luen Yang is well known for his Printz Award-winning graphic narrative American Born Chinese, Lan Dong examines his lesser-known work in “The Model Minority between Medical...

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medical schools

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — European History.

A large number of different institutions have offered medical education in Ireland since 1600. Medicine was, in theory, taught at Trinity College, Dublin, from at least the early 17th...

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medical schools

Elizabeth Malcolm.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 244 words.

A large number of different institutions have offered medical education in Ireland since 1600. Medicine was, in theory, taught

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Medical Education Reform Efforts and Failures of U.S. Medical Schools, 1870–1930

Lynn E. Miller and Richard M. Weiss.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 13744 words.

The dramatic decline in the number of US medical schools in the early twentieth century has been traced to a medical education reform movement that gained momentum after the Civil War. The...

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Revisiting Black Medical School Extinctions in the Flexner Era

Lynn E. Miller and Richard M. Weiss.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2012; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 8917 words.

Abraham Flexner's 1910 exposé on medical education recommended that only two of the seven extant medical schools for blacks be preserved and that they should train their students to “serve...

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Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948-2000

Edited by John Howie and Michael Whitfield.

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 168 pages.

Although General Practice is the commonest career choice for medical graduates, and the majority of encounters between doctors and patients take place in general practice, there was no...

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“Understanding” Medical School Curriculum Content Using KnowledgeMap

Joshua C. Denny, Jeffrey D. Smithers, Randolph A. Miller and Anderson Spickard.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 7895 words.

Abstract

Objective: To describe the development and evaluation of computational tools to identify concepts within medical curricular documents,...

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Current teaching of paediatric musculoskeletal medicine within UK medical schools—a need for change

Sharmila Jandial, Tim Rapley and Helen Foster.

in Rheumatology

May 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 3085 words.

Objectives. Doctors involved in the assessment of children have low confidence in their clinical skills within paediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) medicine and demonstrate poor...

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Smoking Cessation Education and Training in U.K. Medical Schools: A National Survey

Tobias Raupach, Ghada Al-Harbi, Ann McNeill, Alex Bobak and Andy McEwen.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

March 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 2168 words.

Introduction:

Smoking cessation is one of the most cost-effective of all health interventions. Physicians are in a strong position to encourage smokers to...

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Information Management of a Medical School Educational Program: A State-of-the-art Application

Steven L. Kanter.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

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Quality in the design and management of a medical school education program depends on the ability to access and analyze relevant information in a...

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School Desegregation, Head Start, and the Medical Committee, Spring 1965 to Early 1966

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan.

in Thunder of Freedom

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7336 words.

Holmes County residents put pressure on the school district through petitions and meetings to follow federal law and desegregate schools. Children were physically attacked by students and...

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