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Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be”(Comments Off on Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be”)

March 1, 2018

The origin of the “What the Surgeon Ought to Be” prints, distributed to young surgeons in the mid-1950s, is summarized.

James A. Garfield
(From the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC)

The assassination of President James Garfield: Could he have survived?

The assassination of President James A. Garfield and the lessons learned from this event are the focus of this month’s column.

President Eisenhower receiving his honorary ACS Fellowship in the White House with his medical team, February 6, 1958 From left: Dr. Snyder; Dr. Blades; Dr. Heaton; Dr. Lyons; President Eisenhower; Dr. Ravdin; Frank Berry, MD; and Robert Cutler Source: University Archives, University of Pennsylvania, Ravdin Papers, Box 14, Folder 4

President Eisenhower and his bowel obstruction

The College’s supporting role in treating President Eisenhower’s small bowel obstruction is described.

President ClevelandPhoto: Library of Congress

The covert operations performed on President Grover Cleveland

President Cleveland’s secret operation performed aboard a friend’s private yacht is the focus of this month’s column.

President Johnson showing his scar to reporters

Politics and the president’s gallbladder

The political implications of President Johnson’s gallbladder surgery in 1965 are described.

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