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Examination questions from the United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

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Identifier: MSS 1/001-01
Scope and Contents Examination questions and responses to Naval Medical Board at U. S. Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, from D. Warren Brickell, 1847, and H. Lawrence Sheldon, 1856. Brickell gives description of iritis and its treatment. Sheldon responds to twelve questions and describes fistula lacrymalis; scarlatina; delivery by the feet; composition of light; definition of dew point; nux vomica; branches of intestinal iliac; lacrimal apparatus; structure and function of liver; morbid changes in blood; rheumatism;...

Jesse Elmer Shuman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/250
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1885-1935, documents Jesse Elmer Shuman's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical Institute of Philadelphia and includes matriculation and lecture admission tickets, lecture schedules, examination questions, and a recipe book. Also included are some newsclippings, a volume of notes used from 1912-1931, for lectures on materia medica, and an undated typescript address on angina pectoris.

Records of Continuing Medical Education Programs

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Identifier: CPP 19-01
Overview During the 1970s, there was an emphasis on continuing medical education (CME) for practicing licensed medical doctors. Lifetime licenses to practice medicine were being replaced by limited time licenses that required renewal. In order to renew their state issued medical licenses, doctors were required to obtain continuing education credits. Beginning in 1974, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia offered symposiums, distance education programs, courses in Philadelphia, and additional...

Samuel Patterson, Jr. essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/210
Scope and Contents Collection contains essay on the medicinal and therapeutic uses of iron and twelve examination questions with responses by Samuel D. Patterson, 1858 Apr. 19 and 20. Essay and questions form part of Patterson’s application for admission to the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay was written at the U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Thomas Parke notebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/099
Scope and Contents Volume of Parke’s notes, 1767, on Pierre Joseph Macquer’s Elements of the theory and practice of chymistry (1764), considering elements and their interactions; Geoffroy’s table of comparative affinities; and metals and their ores. Volume also includes Parke’s notes of examination questions on anatomy and chemistry given to graduates of the College of Philadelphia’s Medical School in 1769. Examiners include Adam Kuhn, John Morgan, and William Shippen.