On January 2, 1931, the school opened its doors to its first class of 24 undergraduate students under the direction of Dean Bessie Baker and instructor Ann Henshaw Gardiner. As part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of the opening of the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Hospital, the Medical Center Archives digitized select publications that help document the early years of Duke Medicine.
Since 1962, the Duke University Medical Center Library has been publishing a newsletter to keep its users informed of resources and events. Beginning in 1996, the Library began providing a copy in electronic format as well. Beginning with the October... Compiled by Dr. Howard T. Stewart of New York (presumably after 1865), The Stewart Album is a collection of 206 photographs of German, French, Spanish, Italian, and English physicians and scientists prominent in the mid-nineteenth century. All but six...
Health care reform provides new opportunities and risk for PAs. States continue to revise legislation, rules and regulations to reduce barriers to use PAs effectively in variety of health care settings. Veterans Administration Medical Centers, Military... Physician Assistant roles expand into all medical and surgical specialties and settings. Workforce studies continued to be positive recognizing PA contributions to the provision of quality, accessible and cost-saving health care services. PAs gain...