Medical College of Pennsylvania


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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.
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 assumed operation of the school, which became the Drexel College of Medicine.
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Hullett earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Alabama A&M University, her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and her master's in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Members of the consortium include area hospitals, a union local, the Temple University Healthcare System and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. According to Patrick Clancy, a coordinator of the project for the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation, the organizers initially neglected to connect with nursing homes but hope to enlist long-term care facilities as consortium partners during the grant's operation.
Some 2,100 hospital workers represented by District 1199C, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees-affiliated with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees--gained significant job security protection, including income guarantees when they are laid off, under new 5-year contracts with Hahnemann University Hospital and the Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Under terms of the agreements, full-time employees with at least 90 days of service who are laid off because of restructuring will receive up to 80 percent of their salaries (inclusive of unemployment compensation), plus health care coverage for themselves and their dependents, for up to 1 year.
Philadelphia, PA: Division of Continuing Education, Medical College of Pennsylvania.
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The Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, the first medical school entirely for women, was incorporated.
Working with physicians at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, they have found that people on cholesterol-lowering diets could reduce their cholesterol counts and still eat 12 of the modified eggs per week.
Barbara Steinberg, D.D.S., Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, recommends that expectant mothers eat a balanced diet from the four basic food groups, emphasizing foods rich in calcium.

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