ANNUAL CIRCULAR And CATALOGUE Of The BELLEVUE HOSPITAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, City of New York. 1869 - 70. Hospital / Medical Training History.

ANNUAL CIRCULAR And CATALOGUE Of The BELLEVUE HOSPITAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, City of New York. 1869 - 70.

New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, Printing-House Square, 1869. 1st Printing. 15, [1] pp. Faculty List, p. 2; Graduates of 1869 ["Walter S. Thorne, of California, Valedictorian for 1869."], p. 16. Catalogue of Students, pp 9 - 15. Front cover with wood engraved image of the school. 8vo. 9" x 5-7/8". Original publisher's printed paper wrappers, stab-stitched. Inside front wrapper, list of trustees; inside rear wrapper details the Alumni Association; outer rear wrapper, a "List of Text-Books" & a 2 paragraphs on the "Mott Memorial Free Medical Library." Signs of general use, age-toned. Faint vertical fold-line. Very Good. Item #45622

"In 1861, the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, the first medical college in New York with connections to a hospital, was founded. By 1873, the nation's first nursing school based on Florence Nightingale's principles opened at Bellevue, followed by the nation's first children's clinic in 1874 and the nation's first emergency pavilion in 1876; a pavilion for the insane—an approach considered revolutionary at the time—was erected within hospital grounds in 1879. For this reason the name 'Bellevue' is sometimes used as a metonym for psychiatric hospitals. Bellevue initiated a residency training program in 1883; it is still the model for surgical training worldwide." [Wiki]

OCLC records 2 holdings of this 1869 catalogue [AAS & Gen Theological Institute]; OCLC shows the earliest catalogue held as 1867, antedating this one by only 2 years.

A rare survivor documenting this ground-breaking institution's medical training program.

Price: $175.00

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