Historic Publications

A report on a 1914 book by Dr. Henry Smith Williams and Dr. J. W. Williams Twilight Sleep: Simple Discoveries in Painless Childbirth 1914 This post begins with a synopsis of the three critical aspects of Dr. J. Whitridge Williams’s “grand plan” as discussed in the 1914 Twilight Sleep book The primary issue for Dr […]

The AMA, NMA, and the Flexner Report of 1910 Prepared by Ololade Olakanmi For the Writing Group on the History of African Americans and the Medical Profession Summary There are several direct links between Medical Education in the United States and Canada: A Report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (1910), commonly […]

The Amazing Logistics of Flexner’s Fieldwork ~ Mark D. Hiatt, MD, MBA ~ originally published in 2000

by faithgibson April 9, 2024

The Amazing Logistics of Flexner’s Fieldwork by  Mark D. Hiatt, MD, MBA 2000 An extremely entertaining, yet thought-provoking account that questions the veracity of  Abraham Flexer’s famous 1910 “Flexner Report” Originally published in the Medical Sentinel 2000;5(5):167-168. Copyright © 2000 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). Dr. Hiatt is a resident in diagnostic radiology at the […]

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Historical Debate on Health Care Policies in the US and Pseudo-Journalism as the norm

by faithgibson March 31, 2024

Tell-A-Vision for the 21st Century: ~ HealthCare2point0.com ~ Historical Debate on Health Care Policies and the pseudo-journalism that pretends to keep us informed but does not Archival Post from 2009 Written during the Congressional debate over the passage of the Affordable Care Act, and updated April 2024  Original publication date: June 21, 2009   Link […]

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Letter to Dr. Friedman MBC meeting May 9th 1997

by faithgibson January 22, 2024

American College of Community Midwives 3889 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA ** 94303 415/328-8491 May 9th, 1997 Member, Medical Board of California-DOL Dear Dr. Friedman, I have just returned home from the DOL meeting in Sacramento on the proposal to reconsider the written supervisory agreement. Since it is a 125 mile drive (one way), I […]

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