Irish Surgeon Becomes America’s Leading Body Snatcher
Oh, the joys of surgery. Trepanation expert Samuel Clossy brought his body snatching ways to America, ways that would one day sparkthe Doctor’s Riot of 1788.
Feuding Founders of First US Medical School
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine stands today as a testament to quality medical care. Its earliest years, though, were fraught with conflict between its two brilliant founders.
When the Publick Rose Up Against Its Doctors, Part 2
How one medical student started a riot against Columbia College