March 1964

The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: A Chronicle;

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vol III, 1905-1914. By Alan M. Chesney. Price, $6. Pp 350. The Johns Hopkins Press, Homewood, Baltimore 21218, 1914.

Arch Intern Med. 1964;113(3):466. doi:10.1001/archinte.1964.00280090152033

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The third volume of Chesney's chronicle of the Johns Hopkins takes us from 1905, the year Osier left, through 1914, the first year of World War I. It embraces the period in which full-time medicine was beginning to be actuality rather than a dream, and in the process creating such a great furor that some old friends became enemies. This volume carries the Johns Hopkins Hospital down to its 25th year and witnesses the graduation of the 18th medical class. Out of the mass of data so skillfully sifted for Chesney's chronicle we see now more clearly than ever the lengthening shadow of the great men whose imagination and forethought, whose diligent work, and whose consecration to learning altered medicine and gave it its modern form in this country. They helped fuse the diverse and conflicting elements into a clear pattern of medical education which had spread from this country

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