The History of Medicine: It's Timeless!
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This webinar is partially sponsored by the American College Health Foundation Josh Kaplan Fund for Clinical Medicine.
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Marking the 100th anniversary of college health, travel back in time to learn about the origins of medicine. Discover how early medicine was based largely on magic and religion long before science was embraced. This journey will focus on the development of public health practices from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and continue through the Renaissance and to the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, emphasizing major milestones in innovation, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure.
- Advanced Practice Clinician
- Health Educator
- Mental Health Professional
The participants should be able to:
- Identify the relationships between health and magic, religion, and science during major historical periods.
- Describe the origins of hygiene and public health concepts that are still applicable in the 21st century.
- Identify the major innovations that are responsible for the most rapid growth in health care during the 20th century.
- Discuss professionalism and bio-ethics in a historical context.
Robert Dollinger, MD
Program Planning Committee
Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities.
- Melanie Trost, MD, has disclosed that her spouse owns general stock in Gilead Sciences.
- Ryan Patel has disclosed that he owns stock in Pfizer, GSK, Celgene, and Abbvie.
All other Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant conflicts of interest.
Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee Roster
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