Physicians -- Philadelphia, Pa.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 431
Overview This small collection of correspondence relates to and documents some of the activies of the Germantown Dispensary and Hospital during the years 1903 tp 1908. Much of the correspondence is between doctors T. H. Shoemaker and Burton Chance regarding Chance's appointment as Ophthalmologist of the Hospital. Other letters involve the assigments and resignations of other staff members.The Germantown Dispensary (later Germantown Dispensary and Hospital) opened modestly in one room in...
Identifier: MSS 2/355
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1903. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and entered the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1935. She was forced to leave school when she contracted tuberculosis, but later resumed her studies and earned her medical degree in 1940. Sturgis became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1951 and was elected its first female president in 1972. The Katharine R....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1979; 1852 - 1985
Identifier: MSS 2/218
Scope and Contents Document, circa 1797, written in hand of Benjamin Duffield, listing twenty-one physicians who are members of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Reverse contains list, written in hand of Caspar Wistar, of twelve physicians who are not members of the College. Internal evidence indicates list compiled after William Annan became a member, June 1796, and before his death on 4 Oct. 1797.
Dates: circa 1797
Identifier: MSS 2/356
Overview Robert S. Pressman graduated from the Temple University School of Medicine in 1946 and received a Master of Medical Science degree in Internal Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. Pressman served as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University and as head of the infectious diseases section at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. He was a president of the Philadelphia County Medical Society and of the Pennsylvania Society of Internal Medicine. He also served as president of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1985; 1856 - 1996