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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.

65th General Hospital aerial view, Redgrave Park, England

Aerial view of the 65th General Hospital buildings at Redgrave Park, England.

65th General Hospital buildings

Front of the 65th General Hospital, showing the receiving and disposition hut with shock wards and operating rooms to the

65th General Hospital operation

65th General Hospital operation. (L-R) 2nd Lt. Mary L. Lineberger, 2nd Sgt. Ersul C. Russell, Maj. William Dr.

75th Anniversary

Framed photographs and text in honor of Duke Medicine's 75th Anniversary.

A "Certificate of Added Qualifications" by the American Board of Preventive Medicine
A Beautiful Yorkshire Cow

Print 10

A brief review: liquid ventilation

The liquid-filled lung preparation has provided physiologists with a unique technique for varying the physical properties

A case of breath holding and ascent-induced circulatory hypotension

We report a case of transient circulatory depression due to inadvertent apnea of a subject during decompression from a sti

A case of delayed-onset pulmonary barotrauma in a scuba diver

A 23-yr-old male scuba diver was admitted to the hyperbaric chamber of the Polish Army Training Centre of Divers and SCUBA

A Case Study in Team-Based Learning


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Name Count
Advertising 6
Advertising, Magazine 1
Advertising, Public service 1
Advisory boards 2
Advisory boards -- biography 1
Advocacy Advertising 1
Aeromonas 1
Aeromonas -- Isolation & Purification 1
Aerophagy -- Complications 1
Aerophagy -- Epidemiology 1
Aerophagy -- Physiopathology 1
Aerospace Medicine 4
Aesculapius 2
Affect -- Drug Effects 1
Affect -- Physiology 1
Affective Symptoms -- Epidemiology 1
African Americans 27
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Age Factors 10
Aged 22
Aged, 80 and over 8
Aging 1
Agricola, Georg Andreas, 1672-1738 1
Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486?-1535 1
Agron, Edouard 1
Air 22
Air -- Analysis 2
Air Pollutants -- Analysis 1
Air Pressure 6
Airplanes 2
Airway Resistance 9
Airway Resistance -- Physiology 2
Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892 1
Akenside, Mark, 1721-1770 2
Alanine Transaminase -- Blood 2
Albany Medical College. Library 2
Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried, 1697-1770 4
Albumins -- Pharmacology 1
Alcaligenes -- Enzymology 1
Alcaligenes -- Metabolism 1
Alchemy 248
Alcock, Rutherford, Sir, 1809-1870 1
Alcohol Drinking 1
Alcoholic Intoxication -- Complications 1
Alcoholic Intoxication -- Physiopathology 1
Aldosterone -- Analysis 1
Aldosterone -- Blood 4
Aldosterone -- Metabolism 1
Aldosterone -- Pharmacology 1
Aldosterone -- Urine 6
Aldosterone Antagonists -- Toxicity 1
Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605? 2
Alexander, John, 1891-1954 1
Algae 1
Algorithms 4
Alkaline Phosphatase -- Blood 3
Allen, Charles J. 1
Allen, Edgar van Nuys, 1900–1961 1
Allen, George Garland, 1874-1960 3
Allen, H. Homer 1
Allen, Nancy B. 1
Allen, Willard M., 1904-1993 1
Allied Health Occupations 1
Allied Health Occupations -- education 5
Allied Health Occupations -- standards 1
Allied Health Personnel 4
Allied health personnel -- Certification 1
Allied Health Personnel -- Congresses 1
Allied Health Personnel -- education 15
Allied Health Personnel -- Examination Questions 1
Allied health personnel -- Legal status, laws, etc. 1
Allied health personnel -- Licenses 1
Allied Health Personnel -- Periodicals 1
Allied Health Personnel -- standards 2
Allied Health Personnel -- supply & distribution 2
Allied Health Personnel -- trends 1
Allied Health Personnel -- utilization 10
Allied Health Personnel -- utilization -- North Carolina 1
Allied Health Personnel -- utilization -- Periodicals 1
Allied Health Personnel -- utilization -- Soviet Union 1
Allied health personnel and patient 2
Allied Health Personnel — utilization 1
Allylglycine -- Pharmacology 1
Alpha Kappa Kappa 3
Alpha Omega Alpha 1
Alpha Rhythm 2
alpha-Amylase -- Secretion 1
Alprostadil -- Pharmacology 2
Althaus, Julius, 1833-1900 1
Altitude 10
Altitude Sickness 1
Altitude Sickness -- Blood 2
Altitude Sickness -- Etiology 2
Altitude Sickness -- Physiopathology 2
Altvater, F. Vernon 2
Alvarez, Walter C. (Walter Clement), 1884- 1
Alyea, Edwin P., 1898- 2
Ambiguity 4
Ambulances 1
Ambulatory Care 1


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Name Count
Ask, J. A. 1
Association of American Medical Colleges 6
Association of Physician Assistant Programs 39
Association of the North Carolina Regional Medical Program 1
Athanassenas, G. 1
Athey, G. R. 1
Atochin, D. N. 1
Attallah, A. A. 1
Audran, Claude 1
Audubon, J. J. 3
Aukhert, E. O. 1
Axley, M. J. 2
Azab, Y. M. 1
B. C. 1
B. E. S. 1
B. K. 1
Bachrach 5
Bachrach, A. J. 3
Bachrach, E. A. 1
Backer, I. 1
Bacon, Gilbert 1
Baddeley, A. D. 1
Baer, R. 1
Bagge, Harald 1
Bailey, M. 1
Bailey, R. C. 2
Bailly, D. 1
Baker, D. G. 2
Bakke, O. M. 2
Baldinelli, A. 2
Balestra, C. 1
Balk, D. M. 1
Ball, John R. 1
Ball, R. 3
Ball, Warren G. 1
Ballarate 1
Balldin, U. I. 5
Ballenger, Martha 3
Balzer, R. H. 1
Banister, E. W. 1
Barande, R. 1
Barber, Bill 1
Barlow, S. 1
Barlser 1
Barnard, E. E. 3
Barneray, L. 0
Barnicott, P. T. 1
Baroni, A. 1
Barratt, Jerry 1
Barrow, R. E. 1
Barry, P. D. 1
Barshtein, G. 1
Barsky, S. M. 1
Barta, Nancy 1
Barthelemy, P. 2
Bartisch, George 106
Bartow, Jim 1
Bartz-Schmidt, K. U. 1
Bastug, M. 2
Basustaoglu, A. 1
Bauer, R. 1
Bay, W. W. 1
Bayne, C. G. 1
Bayne-Jones, Stanhope, 1888-1970 1
Baz, A. 3
Beach, T. 1
Beard, Sarah E. 1
Bearden, S. E. 1
Beaver, R. W. 2
Beck, E. 1
Beck, G. J. 1
Becker, Harry 1
Becker, Theo 1
Beckman, D. L. 1
Beckman, E. L. 1
Beckman, T. J. 2
Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839 2
Begas 2
Behnke, A. R. 1
Beketow, Lew 1
Bela, Sfalio 1
Bell, G. J. 1
Bell, J. H. 1
Bell, J. I. 1
Bell, P. Y. 3
Bell, R. L. 1
Bemmel 3
Bender 1
Benedetti, Alessandro 1
Benjamini, Y. 1
Bennett, M. 2
Bennett, M. H. 2
Bennett, P. B. 28
Bent, J. P. 1
Benton, P. J. 2
Beresford, Frank E., 1881-1967 17
Bergan, T. 1
Berge, O. G. 1
Bergh, K. 2


1980 School of Medicine faculty

1980 School of Medicine faculty. Row 1 (L-R): David Durack, Herbert Sieker, James Clapp, James Wyngaarden, Harvey Cohen, J.... Read more

1950 School of Medicine student-faculty show or mock clinic

School of Medicine students performing the student-faculty show or a mock clinic. The annual student-faculty show is entirely... Read more

1979 School of Medicine student-faculty show

School of Medicine students performing the student-faculty show. The annual show is entirely student-run and offers a comedic... Read more

1940 School of Medicine student-faculty show

School of Medicine students performing the 1940 student-faculty show, from OPC to CPC. The annual show is entirely student-run... Read more

1986 School of Medicine student-faculty show

Dr. W. David Watkins and J. Horst Meyer dance in the 1986 student-faculty show Back to the Suture. The annual student-faculty... Read more

1950 School of Medicine student-faculty show or mock clinic

School of Medicine students performing the student-faculty show or a mock clinic. The annual student-faculty show is entirely... Read more

1950 School of Medicine student-faculty show or mock clinic

School of Medicine students performing the student-faculty show or a mock clinic. The annual student-faculty show is entirely... Read more

1990 School of Medicine student-faculty show

A performance of the 1990 student-faculty show Back to the Suture. Pat Kenan, MD '59, in front. The annual student-faculty... Read more

Duke Hospital main entrance

Duke Hospital main entrance and driveway with parked cars. Hospital construction began on September 1, 1927 and was completed... Read more

2 Sided Desk

This desk was presented to Duke Hospital by Doctor William John Dann March 1938.


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