The American Specialist

The American Specialist

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...in the Trustees, which would have the good effect of placing the guidance of the institution in the hands of its children and friends, those interested in its welfare and anxious to see it take its proper place in the land. The University is now waking up from its Rip Van Winkle sleep, and ere long, unless our opinion of its new Provost is very, very erroneously formed, its power will be felt. Its reputation will be no longer circumscribed, but will extend to the uttermost points of the globe. The Alumni and friends of the institution among the readers of the Specialist, who may now for the first time hear of this change, may chant the " Te Deum" in true gratitude of heart that their old educa tional home has at last been lifted out of the mire of apathy, indifference and neglect, in which it has been so long sunk, and started with giant strides toward that high pinnacle of reputation which will make their diplomas from the University of Pennsylvania a sure guarantee of the most complete education the United States can afford. When this issue of the Specialist reaches its readers, the thirty-second annual session of the American Medical Association will be on the eve of convening. This year the Convention meets in Richmond, Va., and its deliberations will occupy Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 3d, 4th, 5th and 6th, commencing on Tuesday at 11 A.m. These annual medical reunions are a most excellent institution. Besides regulating and keeping our profession in order, they afford an opportunity forourhard-worked physicians to obtain a few days' rest and recreation, which many of them sadly need. The chairmen of the different sections will be as follows: --Practice of Medicine, Materia Medica and Physiology, Dr. Wm. Pepper, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513150
  • 9781236513151