Standing on the shoulders of giants: teaching the history of urology.

@article{Patel2013StandingOT,
  title={Standing on the shoulders of giants: teaching the history of urology.},
  author={Sutchin R. Patel and Stephen Y. Nakada},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={1131-4}
}
lthough Clio, the muse of history, has been described since Hesiod’s Theogony (ca 700 BC), Athe teaching of the history of medicine is a recent development compared with other fields of historical endeavor. The first lectures on the topic in the United States were delivered by Robley Dunglison (1798-1868), the personal physician to Thomas Jefferson, at Jefferson’s suggestion. The lectures were later published by the University of Virginia in 1872. Systematic instruction in the history of… CONTINUE READING