Harvey Cushing: The New Haven Years

Harvey Cushing: The New Haven Years AbstractCUSHING'S NEW HAVEN years were limited professionally to the completion of projects that had been previoush started. These were the description of basophilism and the completion of the meningioma monograph and A Surgeon's Journal. His early years as a student at Yale led him to subsequent intense involvement in events in the developing Yale University. One little-appreciated aspect was Cushing's involvement in the early history of national health care. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Neurosurgery Oxford University Press

Harvey Cushing: The New Haven Years

Harvey Cushing: The New Haven Years

L y c u r g u s M . D a v e y , M . D . D epartm ent o f Neurosurgery, Yale School o f M e d ic in e , N e w Haven, C o n n e c tic u t C U S H IN G 'S N E W H A VEN years were limited professionally to the completion of projects that had been previoush started. These were the description of basophilism and the completion of the meningioma monograph and A Surgeon's Journal. His early years as a student at Yale led him to subsequent intense involvement in events in the developing Yale University. O ne little-appreciated aspect was Cushing's involvem ent in the early history of national health care. ( N e u r o s u r g e r y 4 5 : 1 0 0 2 - 1 0 0 9 , 1 9 9 9 ) Key words: Cushing, National health care, New Haven, Roosevelt administration, Yale a g rad u ate year in p h ysiological chemistry, the course had Grow old alon g with me, only m oved him closer to m e d icin e as a career. Earlier influ­ The best is yet to be, ences had alread y inclined him in that direction. Among these The best o f life, f o r w hich the fir s t was made. w ere three p re ce d in g g e n era tio n s of Cushing physicians and Robert B row ning (1 8 1 2 -1 8 8 9 ), R abbi ben Ezra a d m iratio n for his older bro th er, N ed, who had preceded him at H arvard M edical School. arvey C u sh in g 's N ew H aven years w ere a m o n g his M ore im p o rtan t than the scholastic environment in the happiest, for he knew Yale both in those "h a p p y -g o - d e v e lo p m e n t of the you thfu l freshm an into the staid senior lu ck y " times of his college years (1 8 8 7 -1 8 9 1 ) and the was the vibrant social order of Yale in those days. He learned m ore relaxed retirem ent years (1 9 3 3 -1 9 3 9 ), w hen an a p p re­ early which fraternities were preferred and that achievement in ciative university finally su cceeded in attracting him to a varsity sports would be helpful in being "tapped" for one of the faculty position. In the intervening 42...
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AbstractCUSHING'S NEW HAVEN years were limited professionally to the completion of projects that had been previoush started. These were the description of basophilism and the completion of the meningioma monograph and A Surgeon's Journal. His early years as a student at Yale led him to subsequent intense involvement in events in the developing Yale University. One little-appreciated aspect was Cushing's involvement in the early history of national health care.

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NeurosurgeryOxford University Press

Published: Nov 1, 1999

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