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Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
e colony three years, and to educate and instruct in his art one or more youths. Anatomical lectures were delivered in Harvard College by Giles Firman be fore1647 Earliest law to regulate practice of medicine in the colonies was passed in Massachusetts in 1649; adopted by New York1665 Earliest recorded autopsy and verdict of a coroner's jury was made in Maryland on a negro supposed to have been murdered by his master; surgeons received fees for dissecting and viewing the corpse, one hovania Eye and Ear Infirmary, Philadelphia, founded1822 Benjamin W. Dudley, founder of the medical department, University of Transylvania, Lexington, Ky., trephines the skull for epilepsy, probably the first instance in the United States1828 Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, founded1829 Dispensatory of the United States of America, first published by Franklin Bache and George B. Wood1833 Oesophagotomy first performed by John Watson, of New York; case reported1844 Water-cures intr
Glasgow (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
al, the Medical repository, appears1797 Medical department of Dartmouth College established1798 First general quarantine act passes CongressFeb. 23, 1799 First vaccination in United States performed by Benjamin Waterhouse, professor in Harvard College, on his four childrenJuly, 1800 First vaccine institute in the United States organized by James Smith in Baltimore, Md1802 American Dispensatory published by John Redman Coxe1806 Ovariotomy performed incidentally by Robert Houston in Glasgow (1701) and by L'Aumonier, in Rouen (1781), is performed by Ephraim McDowell, of Kentucky1809 United States vaccine agency established by Congress (discontinued in 1822)1813 Work on Therapeutics and Materia Medical, the first in the United States and best in the English language at that time, published by Nathaniel Chapman1817 John Syng Dorsey, of Philadelphia, author of Elements of Surgery (1814), and first surgeon to tie the external iliac artery, died (aged 35)1818 New York Eye and Ea
Chicago (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
ew York, reports four apparently successful inoculations for hydrophobia, performed by himselfOct., 1886 The ninth international medical congress held in WashingtonSept. 5-101886 International medico-legal congress opens in Steinway HallJune 4, 1889 Fortieth meeting of American Medical Association opens in Newport, R. I.June 25, 1889 Experiments with the Brown-Sequard life elixir cause the death of ten people in Shamokin, PaAug. 16, 1889 The stetho-telephone is patented by James Louth, ChicagoJan. 27, 1890 The twelfth annual congress of the American Laryngological Association meets in BaltimoreMay 29, 1890 New York Institution for the Diseases of the Eye and Ear is incorporated and opened as a free hospitalAug. 19, 1890 American Institution of Homoeopathy meets in Washington, D. C.June, 1892 Pan-American medical congress in Washington is opened by President ClevelandSept. 5, 1893 Fifteenth annual meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association in PhiladelphiaJune 15
Washington (United States) (search for this): entry 3913
ess of the American Laryngological Association meets in BaltimoreMay 29, 1890 New York Institution for the Diseases of the Eye and Ear is incorporated and opened as a free hospitalAug. 19, 1890 American Institution of Homoeopathy meets in Washington, D. C.June, 1892 Pan-American medical congress in Washington is opened by President ClevelandSept. 5, 1893 Fifteenth annual meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association in PhiladelphiaJune 15, 1894 Triennial congress of American Ass890 New York Institution for the Diseases of the Eye and Ear is incorporated and opened as a free hospitalAug. 19, 1890 American Institution of Homoeopathy meets in Washington, D. C.June, 1892 Pan-American medical congress in Washington is opened by President ClevelandSept. 5, 1893 Fifteenth annual meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association in PhiladelphiaJune 15, 1894 Triennial congress of American Association of Physicians and Surgeons opens in Washington, D. C.May 29, 1894
San Francisco (California, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
ard in Boston1847 Elizabeth Blackwell graduated M. D. at the medical school of Geneva, N. Y. (the first woman in the United States)Jan., 1849 First excision of the hip-joint in the United States performed by Henry J. Bigelow, professor in Harvard College1852 Elkanah Williams, of Cincinnati, earliest specialist in ophthalmology, begins practice1855 Arteria innominata tied for the first time by Valentine Mott, of New York (1818) ; by R. W. Hall, of Baltimore (1830); by E. S. Cooper, of San Francisco (1859) ; and again, being the first case in which the patient's life was saved, by A. W. Smyth, of New Orleans1864 Horace Green, said to have been the first specialist in diseases of the throat and lungs, died1866 Centennial international medical congress held in Philadelphia1876 New York Polyclinic organized 1880-81, opened1882 Valentine Mott, of New York, reports four apparently successful inoculations for hydrophobia, performed by himselfOct., 1886 The ninth international medi
Newport (Rhode Island, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
ases of the throat and lungs, died1866 Centennial international medical congress held in Philadelphia1876 New York Polyclinic organized 1880-81, opened1882 Valentine Mott, of New York, reports four apparently successful inoculations for hydrophobia, performed by himselfOct., 1886 The ninth international medical congress held in WashingtonSept. 5-101886 International medico-legal congress opens in Steinway HallJune 4, 1889 Fortieth meeting of American Medical Association opens in Newport, R. I.June 25, 1889 Experiments with the Brown-Sequard life elixir cause the death of ten people in Shamokin, PaAug. 16, 1889 The stetho-telephone is patented by James Louth, ChicagoJan. 27, 1890 The twelfth annual congress of the American Laryngological Association meets in BaltimoreMay 29, 1890 New York Institution for the Diseases of the Eye and Ear is incorporated and opened as a free hospitalAug. 19, 1890 American Institution of Homoeopathy meets in Washington, D. C.June, 1892 Pan-Am
Lexington (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
Work on Therapeutics and Materia Medical, the first in the United States and best in the English language at that time, published by Nathaniel Chapman1817 John Syng Dorsey, of Philadelphia, author of Elements of Surgery (1814), and first surgeon to tie the external iliac artery, died (aged 35)1818 New York Eye and Ear Infirmary founded1820 Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Infirmary, Philadelphia, founded1822 Benjamin W. Dudley, founder of the medical department, University of Transylvania, Lexington, Ky., trephines the skull for epilepsy, probably the first instance in the United States1828 Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, founded1829 Dispensatory of the United States of America, first published by Franklin Bache and George B. Wood1833 Oesophagotomy first performed by John Watson, of New York; case reported1844 Water-cures introduced into the United States by R. T. Trall, who opened a hydropathic institute in New York in 1844, and Joel Shew, at Lebanon Springs, N. Y.1845
Geneva, N. Y. (New York, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
t published by Franklin Bache and George B. Wood1833 Oesophagotomy first performed by John Watson, of New York; case reported1844 Water-cures introduced into the United States by R. T. Trall, who opened a hydropathic institute in New York in 1844, and Joel Shew, at Lebanon Springs, N. Y.1845 Left subclavian artery tied by J. Kearney Rodgers1846 Collodion first applied to surgical purposes by J. Parker Maynard in Boston1847 Elizabeth Blackwell graduated M. D. at the medical school of Geneva, N. Y. (the first woman in the United States)Jan., 1849 First excision of the hip-joint in the United States performed by Henry J. Bigelow, professor in Harvard College1852 Elkanah Williams, of Cincinnati, earliest specialist in ophthalmology, begins practice1855 Arteria innominata tied for the first time by Valentine Mott, of New York (1818) ; by R. W. Hall, of Baltimore (1830); by E. S. Cooper, of San Francisco (1859) ; and again, being the first case in which the patient's life was saved,
Rouen (France) (search for this): entry 3913
797 Medical department of Dartmouth College established1798 First general quarantine act passes CongressFeb. 23, 1799 First vaccination in United States performed by Benjamin Waterhouse, professor in Harvard College, on his four childrenJuly, 1800 First vaccine institute in the United States organized by James Smith in Baltimore, Md1802 American Dispensatory published by John Redman Coxe1806 Ovariotomy performed incidentally by Robert Houston in Glasgow (1701) and by L'Aumonier, in Rouen (1781), is performed by Ephraim McDowell, of Kentucky1809 United States vaccine agency established by Congress (discontinued in 1822)1813 Work on Therapeutics and Materia Medical, the first in the United States and best in the English language at that time, published by Nathaniel Chapman1817 John Syng Dorsey, of Philadelphia, author of Elements of Surgery (1814), and first surgeon to tie the external iliac artery, died (aged 35)1818 New York Eye and Ear Infirmary founded1820 Pennsylvani
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): entry 3913
raham Staats settled at Albany prior to 1650. Lambert Wilson, a chirurgeon or surgeon, was sent to New England in 1629 to serve the colony three years, and to educate and instruct in his art one or more youths. Anatomical lectures were delivered in Harvard College by Giles Firman be fore1647 Earliest law to regulate practice of medicine in the colonies was passed in Massachusetts in 1649; adopted by New York1665 Earliest recorded autopsy and verdict of a coroner's jury was made in Maryland on a negro supposed to have been murdered by his master; surgeons received fees for dissecting and viewing the corpse, one hogshead of tobaccoSept. 24, 1657 Treatise on small-pox and measles published at Boston by Thomas Thacher; a sheet 15 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches—the first medical work published in America1677 First quarantine act passed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania1700 First general hospital chartered in the colonies—Pennsylvania hospital of Philadelphia—organized 1751, openedDe
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