Helen Brooke Taussig and Edwards Albert Park: the early years (1927–1930)

@article{Evans2010HelenBT,
  title={Helen Brooke Taussig and Edwards Albert Park: the early years (1927–1930)},
  author={William N. Evans},
  journal={Cardiology in the Young},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={387 - 395}
}
  • W. Evans
  • Published 6 May 2010
  • History
  • Cardiology in the Young
Abstract The conventional history of paediatric cardiology teaches that it was Helen Taussig who founded the cardiac clinic for children at the Harriet Lane Home of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1930, when Edwards Park appointed her director of the clinic.1,2 However, the story was more complex than that, and involved the collaboration of institutions and the frustrations, doubts, and passions of both Park and Taussig. In this article, I explore the history in more depth through… 

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