Recap from Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years Colloquium

(left to right) Jeffrey Brosco, Amanda Mahoney, Steven Peitzman, Patricia D'Antonio, Barron Lerner, and Jean Whelan, gather during recent colloquium (photo credit: Daniel Burke)

(left to right) Jeffrey Brosco, Amanda L. Mahoney, Steven Peitzman, Patricia D’Antonio, Barron Lerner, and Jean Whelan, gather during recent colloquial (photo credit: Daniel Burke)

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing held the first Enduring Issues in American Health Care colloquial, Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years on Saturday, September 27th at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Continue reading

Reminder: First Measey Colloquium September 27th!

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Dr. George E. Pfahler, Nellie McAvoy ’02 and Nurse, Play Acting-Receiving Ward, c.1902 Alumni Association of the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing Image Collection, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Please remember to register for our first colloquium Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years. The event will be held Saturday, September 27th from 10am-3pm at the University of
Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Registration is free but required and includes lunch.

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Links to the History of Nursing and Medicine in Philadelphia

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Anna Ingram, PGH ’02 and Five Physicians, c.1903. Alumni Association of the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing Image Collection, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

Interested in the history of nursing and medicine in Philadelphia? Check out these links to local institutions with archives, collections and events related to our city’s rich history.

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