Summerfield Still /DMU (11) Flashcards Preview

intro history of medicine > Summerfield Still /DMU (11) > Flashcards

Flashcards in Summerfield Still /DMU (11) Deck (16)
Loading flashcards...
1

Summerfield Still

nephew of AT- founded SS Still College and Infirmary of Osteopathy

2

Ell "Dougherty" Still

Co-founder of SS Still College and Infirmary of Osteopathy (wife of Summerfield Still)

3

fall 1898

SS Still Colelge and Infirmary of Osteopathy

4

Abraham Flexner

wrote reviews on medical schools- said DMU was a business- none in iowa were acceptable

5

Effects of Flexner's review

many colleges closed and DMU and others reformed

6

1911

SL Taylor became president- School renamed "Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy" -became non for profit

7

S.L. Taylor

became pres. 1911- 15 years

8

Pharmacology in osteopathy

did not teach this until 1920

9

DO four year curriculum

not until 1920

10

Des Moines General Hospital

main teaching site for DMSCO into 21st century

11

DO's during WWII

excluded from military- became more widely known because MD's were all in the military

12

1958

school renamed College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (COMS)

13

1950

Still College Hospital opened- residencies for surgery, OBGYN, and peds

14

Thomas Vigorito, DO

Pres 1968-1971 -was supportive of transitioning to MD but quit after this was denied

15

Leonard Azneer

1971-1996 -moved school to current location
-

16

1981

became university by adding college of podiatric and health sciences