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The transition from monastic to secular medicine in medieval England

@inproceedings{Gaweda2009TheTF,
  title={The transition from monastic to secular medicine in medieval England},
  author={Ginny L. Gaweda},
  year={2009}
}
During the Middle Ages, up to the twelfth century, monasteries were the primary source of medical education in Europe and maintained medical facilities such as hospitals and infirmaries.1 By the latter half of the twelfth-century, the location of medical education in medieval England had begun to shift away from the monastic communities to the developing schools and universities in the growing urban areas.2 According to historian David Lindberg, the transition of medical education to… Expand