Drexel University College of Medicine - Hahnemann Medic Yearbook (Philadelphia, PA)

 - Class of 1961

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Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital The Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital is a fully accredited voluntary general hospital of 510 beds and 40 bassinets. Johnstown lies l,l49 feet above the sea on the Conenxaugh River at the mouth of Stony Creek. The city is nearly enclosed by high precipitous and beautiful hills which afford many charming vistas, and is surrounded by some of the most picturesque scenery of the Allegheny Mountains. Nearby Laurel Mountain, a popular winter resort, is also the center of annual championship events in the snow sports. Johnstown is the metropolis of the Conemaugh Valley and one of the chief coal mining and steel producing areas of the state, with over 20.000 men employed in these two industries, The population of metropolitan Johnstown is approximately 120,000 and the hospital serves a population of over 250,000. TRAINING PROGRAM The intem training program is a twelve month rotating type beginning on July l, and is approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association. The rotating services encompass the areas of Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Out-Patient and Emergency Duty which includes ci very active traumatic service, Didactic instruction is provided by regularly scheduled conferences in Radiology. General Staff, Clinical Pathology, Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology. All of the conferences are conducted on a seminar basis so that the intern soon becomes an integral part of the teaching program as well as a member of the health team contributing to the complex matrix of medical care rendered by the total hospital organization. In addition to these conferences a Graduate Education Institute is held monthly which is conducted by prominent men in the field of medicine from University faculties. Individual responsibility for patients is engendered in the intern by permitting him to assume full charge of charity patients. The large number of total admissions 115.348 in 1960! and out patients provide ample opportunity to observe and treat large numbers of patients with widely varying diagnoses and disease entities. FACILITIES The monthly stipend for interns is S250 plus maintenance and uniforms. Living quarters for single interns are provided with special provision of apartments for married applicants. Library and recreational facilities are excellent, and the community itself is a friendly and progressive one. Approved Residencies ANESTHESIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, AND SURGERY Appointments for residencies are made from the Intern Staff at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital and other approved hospitals. INVITATION Medical students are invited to visit the hospital to discuss internship and residency training programs with the Superintendent, the Director of Intern Training. Resident and Intern Staff, and Active Staff members, For additional information and application forms write to: MR. YV. M. ASHMAN. Superintendent 1086 Franklin Street Johnstown, Pennsylvania 160

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1936 1938 1944 1948 1951 1957 1958 1959 1960 1960 -4 added te life expectancy in the last half eentury An American horn in l9Itl could expect to live l'or liity years. An American baby horn today has a lil'e expectancy ol' seventy years. New and more ellec- tive medicines have played a major role in adding these twenty years oi' life. Under the American system ol' free competitive enterprise, Merck Sharp IQ Dohme has introduced new and remarkably ellectixe inedicinals l'or the preser- vation ol' health and the treatment ol' mankind's alllictions. Here are some examples oi' the company's research accomplishments1 Synthesis of Vitamin Bl, useful in treating a variety of nerve and heart disorders. Synthesis and introduction of new Sulfa drugs to combat bacterial infection. First synthesis of Cortisone, to combat pain and symptoms of arthritis. Isolation of Vltamin Bu, used to combat pernicious anemia. First synthesis of 'Benemid' tProbenecidJ, for the treatment of gout. Synthesis and introduction of 'DiuriI' tflhlorothiazidel, to combat high blood pressure and con- gestive heart failure. Development and introduction of 'Decadron' tDexamethasonel, the most potent anti-inflammatory steroid. Development of 'Tetravax' to immunize infants and children against four deadly childhood diseases -polio. whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria. Introduction of 'Purivax', a more potent and more consistent killed-virus polio vaccine. Development of 'ThromboIysin', a clot-dissolving agent of exceptional purity. P IT ix Xe- , f 1 c . V We I P P If P Z u-'ill K. X P II Pe I Y fPlXilil V 'ff 'W' if , g X p y N- at 256 . it debut-gig? -2 tj X Pl i ' f 5 X fi -I . t. -, '21, .ees f, i -s f' -I 'i-fi if f,:'1z-, 'Pix all I I 1 ' fm . i-'Til-li l i ,fe A I, c?::,"' Io!! I-. N 4'x!1'I1f li i iviiixxi i ' 5Q'N2"Il'11ililJRW West Point Plant . ,, A 0 x ir11IT??r-igrtqwvjbiii mir .ssiEy.fif?iiw "'J'1"f7 1 A iff? KV ll QQ Qiffgwdxill' I iibiiii Nltil?v?eyif 77 lli I Liu 'VNJ , In 'stty YW 1 . ii ll llli i .il r is M IM X, i MERCK SHARP 81, DOHME DIVISION OF MERCK 8: CO., INC. pharrnaceuticals and biologicals YVEST POINT and PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 159



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