Historical evidence for the origin of teaching hospital, medical school and the rise of academic medicine

  title={Historical evidence for the origin of teaching hospital, medical school and the rise of academic medicine},
  author={Houchang D Modanlou},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  • H. Modanlou
  • Published 13 January 2011
  • History
  • Journal of Perinatology
Historical progression and the development of current teaching hospitals, medical schools and biomedical research originated from the people of many civilizations and cultures. Greeks, Indians, Syriacs, Persians and Jews, assembled first in Gondi-Shapur during the Sasanian empire in Persia, and later in Baghdad during the Golden Age of Islam, ushering the birth of current academic medicine. 

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