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The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives and the Duke Medical Alumni Association are asking you to help enrich our understanding of people, places, and events in the history of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Duke University Hospital. The Archives' collections include a number of photographs which do not have all of the people, events, or dates identified. Accurate documentation will enable us to fill in historical gaps regarding Duke Medicine and to more fully assist researchers who rely upon the Archives for images and information about Duke Medicine's past.

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Duke Medicine

For more than 75 years, our community of scholars and students has been devoted to understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of human disease. We are a group of women and men committed to the highest of academic goals - the exploration and dissemination of medical and scientific knowledge.
Ranked in the top ten with schools twice its age, Duke is committed to socially relevant education, translational research, compassionate patient care and global healthcare solutions.
In 2006, the school's more than 2,000 faculty members received more than $388 million in research support from the National Institutes of Health, ranking it second among U.S. medical schools.
Each year, the school receives more than 5000 applications from individuals around the globe wanting to be among the 100 students in each entering class.
As of 2008, more than 450 students are currently working toward their medical degrees. Some of them will stay even longer to become physician-scientists through our Medical Scientist Training Program.

Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives

The Medical Center Library's vision is "The best way to the best information" and that vision must continue to guide the Library in supporting Duke Medicine, including the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Duke University Hospital and Health System, in their missions. This vision is shared by the Duke Medical Center Archives whose mission is to retain and preserve both institutional records and history for current and future use. This vision requires ensuring access to the best and most relevant information sources and technologies that are easy to use from any location. But in addition to acquiring knowledge-based resources and storing institutional records, the "best way" also requires continued training in the optimum use of the resources for education, research, administrative work, clinical care, and ultimately the reduction of medical errors and the delivery of high quality healthcare.

PAHx Digital Repository

The PA History Digital Collection contains over 3,000 images selected from materials contained in the DUMC Archival and PA History Society's special collections. New images are added as items are selected and processed. The PA History Center Website allow users to search the online repositories of digital images of articles, reports, photographs, biographies, artifact and other memorabilia associated with the history of the physician assistant profession. Developed and maintained by the Society for the Preservation of PA History and the DUMC Library & Archives, the digital archival collection is intended to be used only for academic, research and literary purposes. Please read the Terms of Use prior to accessing the collection.
Each item in our Digital Collection has a unique identity number with accompanying metadata providing details about the item including standard, searchable database fields (title, subject, date, creator, etc.). We want our users to have a genuine and authentic experience when viewing the online collection. We recognize that looking at material online is not the same as holding the original in your hands, but it helps protect, provide easy retrieval and repeated use of items without damage - one of our goals for digitizing the collection. Some items may be missing metadata information. If you have knowledge of any missing information, please let us know so that we can provide the most accurate and abundant information possible.
The original searchable database was created with July 2002 grant funding from the State Library of North Carolina, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online Digitization Grants. Reginald Carter (Director of the PA History Office) and Thomas Clark (Special Collection Project Manager) to work with Pat Thibodeau (Associate Dean for Library Services), Charlie Lackey (Head of Cataloging Department), Russell Koonts (Archivist) and other members of the library staff organized, cataloged, created metadata and digitized selected items from a collection of materials housed in the DUMC archives. Additional funding from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc. allowed for further database augmentation. The Physician Assistant History Digital Collection was moved to MeDSpace in February 2008.

Hyperbaric Medicine

A collection of documents and information resources on hyerbaric medicine contributed by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society and other national and international groups, and digitized and developed by the Rubicon Foundation, a non-profit organization undertaking projects that contribute to the expansion of human understanding.
The Rubicon Research Repository, which focuses on Diving and Environmental Physiology Research, is the major contributor to this community.

AAPA Charter Member Certificate - Kenneth Ferrell

Charter member certificate given to Ken Ferrell by the AAPA, June 1, 1969.

AAPA Code of Ethics - Correspondence: Howard to Ferrell

A memorandum from Howard to Ferrell regarding the AAPA's newly adopted code of ethics (attached).

AAPA house of delegates guidelines for resolutions, format, timetable for submission, and processing.

These guidelines include examples on how to use the "whereas" and "resolved" clauses, the 45 day submission deadline, and

AAPA House of delegates memo

This memo from Bill Hughes, acting speaker of the AAPA house of delegates, outlines the rules and procedures of delegate s

AAPA house of delegates standing rules

A copy of the standing rules of the house enacted by the AAPA house of delegates.

AAPA Member Information Card

Post card sent to American Association of Physician's Associates members in 1972 to update their membership record.

AAPA Newsletter with Attached Student Newsletter

AAPA newsletter distributed in August 1973 with attached Student Newsletter dated August 14 1973 composed by Mr.

AAPA/NCCPA Liaison Committee

This is the minutes of the first AAPA/NCCPA Liaison Committee held Oct 9, 1979 at the Atlanta Hilton Hotel, Atlanta, GA.

Abner Wellborn Calhoun Medical Library

Bookplate: Seal of Emory University.

Abraham Chovet, M.D. Nat. 1704-Ob. 1790

Portrait of Abraham Chovet, M.D. from the painting in the possession of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


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Name Count
Breast Diseases -- Therapy 1
Breast Neoplasms -- Radiotherapy 1
Breast Neoplasms -- Surgery 1
Breast Neoplasms -- Therapy 1
Breath Tests 2
Bredouw, Jerry 3
Breitner, John C. S. 1
Brendicke, H. 1
Brescia, Figini 2
Bresgen, Maximilian 1
Breslin, Marianne S. 1
Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868 2
Bridgers, William Henry 2
Bright, Richard, 1789-1858 1
Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme, 1755-1826 1
Brille, J. M. 1
British Columbia 1
Brocklesby, Richard, 1722-1797 2
Brodel, Max, 1870-1941 5
Brodie, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Collins), Sir, 1783-1862 1
Brodie, H. Keith H. (Harlow Keith Hammond), 1939- 2
Bromodeoxyuridine -- Metabolism 1
Bronchi -- Anatomy & Histology 1
Bronchi -- Cytology 1
Bronchial Spasm -- Etiology 1
Bronchitis -- Etiology 1
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid -- Chemistry 2
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid -- Cytology 1
Bronchodilator Agents -- Therapeutic Use 1
Bronze 1
Brooke, Thomas 1
Brooklyn Medical Book Club 1
Brooks, Baird Urquart 2
Broussais, F. J. V. (Francois Joseph Victor), 1772-1838 2
Brower, Anne C. 1
Brown, Edward 1
Brown, Eugene 2
Brown, Frank Clyde, 1870-1943 1
Brown, Ivan W. 1
Brown, John Symonds 1
Brown, John, 1735-1788 1
Brown, John, 1810-1882 3
Brown, Myrtle Irene 2
Brown, Tom, 1872-1950 1
Brown-Sequard, Charles-Edouard, 1817-1894 2
Browne, John, 1642-approximately 1700 1
Browne, Thomas, Sir, 1605-1682 2
Browne, William, 1692-1774 1
Brucke 1
Bruton, John Fletcher 3
Bryant, Joseph D. (Joseph Decatur), 1845-1914 1
Bryson, E. C. 1
Buchan, William, 1729-1805 11
Buckmill, John Charles, 1817-1897 1
Bucladesine -- Pharmacology 1
Budd, Richard 1
Budgets 4
Bufo marinus 4
Building plans 1
Building sites 7
Buildings 2
Bulger, Robert J., 1933- 1
Bullein, William, -1576 1
Bunsen 1
Buraczewski, Stefan 1
Burchard, Georg 1
Burdon-Sanderson, J. (John), Sir, 1828-1905 1
Bureaucracy 1
Burgen, Richard T. 1
Burnett, Carolyn 1
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- 1
Burrows, Harold, b. 1875 1
Burton, Gary V. 1
Business-reply mail 2
Busse, Ewald W., 1917-2004 11
Bust 2
Butcher, Richard George Herbert, 1819-1891 1
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792 1
Butt, William Jackson 1
Butylated Hydroxytoluene -- Administration & Dosage 1
Butylene Glycols -- Administration & Dosage 1
Butylene Glycols -- Metabolism 1
By-laws 6
Byers, Brad 1
Cabinets (Case furniture) 1
Cadaver 1
Cadogan, William, 1711-1797 1
Cadwalader, Thomas, 1707 or 1708-1779 1
Caffeine -- Administration & Dosage 1
Caffeine -- Pharmacology 2
Cairns, Michael 1
Caius, John, 1510-1573 2
Calcification, Physiologic 1
Calcitonin -- Blood 1
Calcium -- Analysis 1
Calcium -- Metabolism 7
Calcium -- Physiology 5
Calcium -- Urine 1
Calcium Compounds -- Chemistry 1
Calcium Hydroxide -- Metabolism 1


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Name Count
Fitzgerald, B. 1
Fitzpatrick, D. T. 1
Flasch, Vivian 2
Fleissig, Vitezlav 3
Fletcher, A. 1
Flis 1
Flook, V. 2
Flores, I. 1
Florian, M. 1
Florida Academy of Physician Assistants 1
Florio, J. T. 3
Flowers, E. P. 1
Fluekiger, Marie 1
Flynn, E. T. 13
Flynn, E. T., Jr. 4
Folco, A. 1
Folden, B. 1
Fontaine 1
Ford, Loretta C. 1
Fores 1
Forman, D. L. 1
Foster, P. P. 1
Fothergill, D. M. 4
Foto-Teck (Basel, Switzerland) 1
Fovet, Ch. 1
Fowler, B. 10
Fox, D. P. 1
Foy, Donald F. 1
Frampton, C. M. 1
Frances Woodhall 1
Frances, Y. 2
Francey, I. 3
Franchini, C. 1
Francis, T. J. 6
Franck, B. A. 1
Frank, H. 1
Fraser, I. M. 1
Fraser, W. 1
Fraser, W. D. 2
Frattali, V. 4
Freeman, D. 2
Freeman, Ruth B. 1
Freitag, M. 1
Freund, B. J. 1
Frey, M. 1
Frey, M. A. 1
Frias, B. 1
Friehs, G. B. 2
Friehs, G. M. 1
Friehs, I. 1
Friess, S. L. 3
Fronan, M 1
Fructus, X. 1
Fryer, P. 1
Fuchs, Rosa 1
Fujishima, M. 1
Fukasawa, H. 1
Fulco, C. S. 2
Funnekotter, H. 1
Funnell, G. R. 1
Furlow, John A. 1
Furset, K. 5
Furuhashi, A. 1
Fust, H. D. 1
G. S. P. 1
Gaffin, S. L. 1
Gait, D. 1
Gall, Desbois 1
Gamelin, Jacques, 1738-1803 1
Garcia-Cabrera, I. 1
Gardeta 1
Gardette, B. 3
Gardette-Chauffour, M. C. 3
Gardiner, Ric 1
Garmis 1
Garneray 6
Garrard, G. 4
Garrard, M. P. 1
Gartner, S. L. 1
Gasparetto, A. 1
Gauci, M. 1
Gault, K. 1
Gault, K. A. 2
Gauthier, G. M. 1
Gavin, Bert 1
Gawecki, Witold 1
Geddes 1
Geiger, J. D. 2
Geissler, Paul 1
Gelderd, J. B. 1
Gelfand, R. 1
Geller, T. 1
Geltzer, A. J. 1
Geltzer, A. M. 1
Genneioer, Max 1
Gennser, M. 3
Gentz, Ismael 1
George Augusta 1
George, J. 1
Georges 0


Duke Hospital

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Coming: more nondoctors to do doctor work

This May 15, 1967 issue of Medical Economics contains an editorial followed by three articles on the topic of using nondoctors... Read more

A Connecticut Pharmacy

Postcard of a pharmacy, with medicine jars on shelves.

Highland Hospital Brochure

Brouchure detailing the services and facilities offered at Highland Hospital. Highland Hospital was an institution that... Read more

A fluorocarbon emulsion with a high solubility for CO2

A stable emulsion can be prepared by subjecting a mixture of 30% (by volume) FC-80 fluorocarbon; a 0.3-M THAM solution... Read more

Davison Building and Duke Hospital

Rear view of the Davison building (right), originally the main entrance to the School of Medicine, and the rear of Duke... Read more

American Academy of Physicians' Assistants Newsletter

This newsletter includes minutes of the Academy's Board of Directors' meeting held March 27, 1974 at the Monteleone Hotel, New... Read more

Bookplate for Dr. Florio Jose de Oliveira

Picture of a book and a quill pen surrounded by columns. The book is located in what appears to be the entrance to a building... Read more

G.S.T. and Susan Carlton Smith Cavanagh in the Medical Center Library's Garden

Curator of the Trent Collection, G.S.T. Cavanagh, and Assistant Curator, Susan Carlton Smith Cavanagh, in the Library's... Read more

Conference on community medical services [in North Carolina]

This packet contains a letter from Dr. E.W. Furgurson, general practitioner, Plymouth, North Carolina, to Dr. W.C.


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