Philadelphia Reflections

The musings of a physician who has served the community for over six decades

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Philadelphia Medicine
The first hospital, the first medical school, the first medical society, and abundant Civil War casualties, all combined to establish the most important medical center in the country. It's still the second largest industry in the city.

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Philadelphia dominated the medical profession so long that it's hard to distinguish between local traditions and national ones. The distinctive feature is that in Philadelphia you must be a real doctor before you become a mere specialist.

Academia, Medical Version
The first hospital in America generated the first medical school, the first medical society, and many of the unique features of American medicine. In modern times, the gusher of federal research funds not only distorted academic medicine, but academia as a whole.

Philadelphia Medicine (2)
Philadelphia is where medicine began in America

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Link to:Medical Club of Philadelphia

This concludes the general topic Medicine in Philadelphia. The more specific topic area of the Medical Club of Philadelphia (founded 1892 and still operating) can be reached by clicking on the title below. It's large, so wait a moment for it to come up:

» Click here for THE MEDICAL CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA «

Originally published: Friday, May 15, 2009; most-recently modified: Sunday, July 21, 2019

 

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