History of Medicine: Historic Roots of Healing Arts
Description: Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Designed for juniors/seniors. Introduction to traditions, practices, goals, and myths of Western healing professions from time of ancient Greeks to Renaissance. Topics range from Hippocrates, Galen, and scholars at Alexandria to healing at Epidaurus and Salerno, contributions of medieval Muslim and Jewish doctors, rise of healing professions, medical faculties, nursing orders, and hospitals. P/NP or letter grading.
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