Flashcards in BUSM History Deck (19)
How did the Missouri Compromise affect MA?
Maine left MA -> Maine not a slave state, Missouri was (to keep balance)
Who was the Beecher Family?
Anti-slavery family in Massachusetts. Eventually morphed into suffragette/feminist family
Sent guns to anti-slavery inhabitants in Kansas "Beecher Bibles"
What did Harriet Beecher Stowe do? In relation to BUSM?
Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin
Became one of the first trustees of BUSM. Kept the social bent of BUSM intact (minorities/women)
Who was John Brown?
Who is Mary Baker Eddy?
Founded and led the Christian Science Church
When was BUSM founded?
BUSM was the first ______ medical school.
Who were the Sewall family?
Samuel Sewall, a judge guilty of condemning witches in Salem donated money to BUSM during its infancy in order to clear the family name
Who is Rebecca Lee Crumpler?
First black woman to ever attend medical school, and the first black physician to write a medical textbook.
Who is Solomon Carter Fuller?
First black physician to hold a faculty rank (at BUSM)
Eminent researcher in Alzheimer's Disease
Worked to improve number of minority physicians
Who was Anna Howard Shaw?
Was heavily involved in the suffragette movement
Who is William Ralph Emerson?
Designed the BUSM medical building
What happened in 1870?
The Boston Fire, destroyed 1/2 of downtown
Who is hygenia?
Woman's face modeled after Florence Nightingale. Students rub her nose for good luck before exams
Who is Asclepius?
Face of a healer, modeled after John Brown
Who is Linda Richards?
First trained nurse in the US; trained under Florence Nightingale
Set up shop at BUSM
Who was Chester Keefer?
"czar of penicillin"
Who is Charles Eastman?
Ohiyesa - Native American man captured and forced to convert to Christianity/attend Dartmouth.
Eventually attended BUSM