Links to the History of Nursing and Medicine in Philadelphia

Ingram c. 1903

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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New Colloquium Series On Nursing, Medical and Health Care History

Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine


We are pleased to announce a colloquium series entitled Enduring Issues in American Health Care: New Dialogues for the Present Using the Past. This series will explore, contextualize, and illuminate the histories of medicine and nursing and the ways in which both professions evolved within a framework of interaction, separation and collaboration between the years 1800 to 2000.

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