Medical College of Pennsylvania(redirected from Drexel University College of Medicine)
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Medical College of Pennsylvania,formerly in Philadelphia; chartered and opened 1850 as the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania; became Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 1867, Medical College of Pennsylvania 1970. It was the first women's medical college in the world. In 1970 it began accepting male students. The school merged (1993) with Hahnemann Univ., becoming the MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine of Allegheny Univ. of the Health Sciences, and was acquired in 1998 by Tenet Healthcare Corp., becoming MCP Hahnemann Univ. In 2002, Drexel Univ.Drexel University,
at Philadelphia; coeducational; founded 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, opened 1892, chartered 1894 as Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry. It was renamed Drexel Institute of Technology in 1936 and gained university status in 1970.
..... Click the link for more information. assumed operation of the school, which became the Drexel College of Medicine.