Hopkins University School of Medicine Johns Hopkins ushered in a new era marked

Hopkins university school of medicine johns hopkins

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Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins ushered in a new era marked by rigid entrancerequirements for medical students, a vastly upgraded medical school curriculum with emphasis on thescientific method, the incorporation of bedside teaching and laboratory research as part of the instruction, and integration ofthe School of Medicine with the Hospital through joint appointments. (Johns Hopkins Medicine)BooksThom, Helen Hopkins.Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette(The Johns Hopkins University Press) 1929.Helen Hopkins Thom ­­ granddaughter of Johns Hopkins's older brother Joseph ­­ began collecting materialfor this portrait when it was possible to talk to people who had actually known the founder of the JohnsHopkins University. Her research became of vital importance when it was discovered that Hopkins himself­­ owing to a deep sense of humility ­­ had destroyed virtually all of his papers before he died in 1873.First published in 1929, this biography still stands as the authoritative account of Hopkins's life, hisbusiness career, and the motives that lay behind his decision to leave his fortune to establish a university
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