The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Francis C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine, presents
A Walking Tour of Old Philadelphia centered on the city’s early medical history, conducted by
Steven J. Peitzman, MD, medical historian and College Fellow.
Saturday, June 25, 2005
10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
starting at 5th and Arch Streets
Free to College Fellows and members of the College’s Section on Medical History. $10.00 for all others.
We’ll view homes and hospitals of elite physicians, breeding grounds for yellow fever, a dispensary where immigrants sought care, the hall in which Philadelphia’s earliest women doctors received their degrees, and much more. Participants should expect two hours of walking covering about two miles; there will be no stops inside buildings.
The tour will begin promptly at 10:00 AM, outside Christ Church Burial Ground, Arch Street east of 5th. Enrollment is limited. To register, please contact Margaret Patton, Administrative Assistant, Wood Institute: firstname.lastname@example.org, or 215-563-3737, ext. 305. The registration fee will be collected at the start of the tour.
(If the weather seems threatening that morning, please call 215 563-3733, extension 265, for information.)
Wood Institute for the History of Medicine
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
215.563.3737 x305 Email: email@example.com
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