gold-headed cane

  • 261 Pages
  • 4.45 MB
  • English
Hoeber , New York
Askew, Anthony, Baillie, Matthew, Mead, Richard, -- 1943-, Pitcairn, David, Radcliffe, John, Medicine -- Biog
Statementwith an introduction by Sir William Osler, and a preface by Francis R. Packard.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 261 p. illus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16366726M

The Gold Headed Cane, a tradition of giving a specially crafted cane as tribute to a medical doctor who " exemplifies the qualities which mark the true physician" is described and documented in this unusual book.

Volume is rich in history, short biographies, and customs and practices in Medical History. A fascinating cturer: Charles C. Thomas, Publ. The book helped with research I was conducting on famous British physicians. The book is interesting for personal details and by the fact that the Gold Headed Cane is the spokesperson telling their by: The Gold-Headed Cane Award was begun when, inthe late Dr.

Porter Brown presented a beautiful Gold-Headed Cane to Tarrant County Medical Society and revived the ancient tradition. The idea behind this award came from the book, “The Gold-Headed Cane” which was brought to Dr.

Brown’s attention by our medical historian, Dr. William. Gold-headed cane definition: a long thin stick with a curved or gold-headed cane book top made of gold | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

MacMichael W. The Gold-Headed Cane. A new edition with an introduction and annotation by George C. Peachey. London: Henry Kimpton, Hunt TC. William Macmichael, MD, FRS: Author of The Gold-Headed Cane. J Royal Coll Physicians Lond. ;2(4) Silverman ME. The tradition of the gold-headed Cane.

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Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. The Gold-Headed Cane was adorned by a cross bar for a top instead of a knob, a fact which Munk explains by the statement that Radcliffe, its first owner, was a rule unto himself, and very possibly preferred a handle of that kind for his cane as a distinction from that used by the majority of physicians.

The Gold-Headed Cane presentation ceremony is held at the Port of Montreal, usually on January 3. Although year-round navigation to and from the port began inthe Gold-Headed Cane is a reminder of a period when Montreal’s maritime links with the outside world were interrupted during the long winter months because of ice in the St.

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The Gold-Headed Cane | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

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The Gold Headed Cane Award is a concept used today by many medical schools and specialty societies to recognize a physician who symbolizes the pursuit of the highest standards of scientific excellence and integrity. The award serves as an inspiration to younger doctors and encourages them in family, social, civic, religious and professional.

Get this from a library. The gold-headed cane. [William Macmichael; Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Story of a cane successively carried by Drs. Radcliffe, Mead, Askew, Pitcairn and Baillie and presented by Mrs. Baillie to the College of Physicians.

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The University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine Commencement Gold-Headed Cane Award. The Gold-Headed Cane: containing the original illustrations of the edition and hitherto unpublished portraits of the Macmichael family and a reproduction of William Macmichael's handwriting by Macmichael, William ().

The gold-headed cane by William Macmichael; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Biography, History of Medicine, Physicians, Royal College of Physicians of London; Places: England, Great Britain; People: Anthony Askew (), David Pitcairn (), John Radcliffe (), Matthew Baillie (), Richard Mead ().

: Gold-Headed Cane.: Charles C. Thomas, Cloth, dj., pp. Slight wearing to edges of dustjacket. Near Fine. Dr. Marilyn G. Farquhar will receive the ASIP Gold-Headed Cane Award at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Investigative Pathology during Experimental Biology in San Diego CA (April ).

The ASIP Gold-Headed Cane Award is the society's oldest and most prestigious award. The passing on of a gold-headed cane from an older to a younger physician as a sign of high regard and affection became a common practice in the eighteenth century.2,3 This tradition was imaginatively captured in The Gold-Headed Cane, written in by William Macmichael.1,4 Through nine editions, the book has acquired an elevated status in medicine, and the presentation of a gold-headed cane.

My copy of "The Gold-Headed Cane" is a second edition published inpresumably with no editor, 1 The boards probably are original; less than one square inch of the back strip was salvaged by the book binder who refurbished the monograph in its present state.

The salvaged scrap includes a. UTMB names finalists for Gold-Headed Cane Award. Highest honor bestowed upon a medical student. The School of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has revealed the five finalists who were selected by their peers in the graduating class to receive the prestigious Gold-Headed Cane Award — the highest honor bestowed upon a.

Gold-Headed Cane. The recently acquired third edition with William Munk's exten-tion used to belongto Francis Packard,who edited the fourth edition, and my copy of the sixth edition was a presentation copy from Herbert Spencer Robinson, who edited that edition. the book, as the cane presents a narrativeAuthor: William B.

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Gold-Headed Cane. first edition Besides good biographies of the several owners of the cane, the book gives interesting information on the condition of medicine in England in the 18th century.” —G-M Norman (Inventory #: ) $ 00 add to cart or Buy.

The Gold-Headed Cane. 8vo. [8], pp. Frontispiece & text illustrations. x mm. Original boards, uncut, rubbed, rebacked preserving original spine & printed label. Very slight browning & foxing.

Very good copy. Bookplates. Second edition, Inscribed, 'E dono autoris' on title. See Garrison-Morton Book Fair Excursions ; Secondary School Reading Programmes ; Catch Them Young (CATHY) Prison Libraries ; Internet Learning Centre ; Special Projects ; Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue ; Our Team ; Board of Trustees ; Jobs and Internships ; ZODML Newsroom.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Francis R.

Packard. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A bright first edition of The Gold-Headed Cane, medical biographies by William Macmichael.

Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering. First Edition. William Macmichael,was a physician and medical biographer. He was educated at Bridgnorth Grammar School and Christ Church, Oxford. Its prestigious owners meant that the phrase a ‘gold-headed cane physician’ was used to indicate high standing within the profession.

William Macmichael (), a physician and medical biographer, wrote a book about the six owners, entirely narrated by the cane itself. It gives an account of the lives of each of the owners in turn, as.

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1,4 Through nine editions, the book has acquired an elevated sta - tus in medicine, and the presentation of a gold-headed cane by a number of schools and societies has become a symbol of honor. 5 The .Our nineteenth century collection holds several editions of a small book of recollections entitled The Gold–Headed Cane ().

The book records the medical biography of six eminent physicians in a very idiosyncratic way, in that it is written from the point of view of a walking : Corinne Hogan.The common theme among prior recipients of the Gold Headed Cane Award has been their commitment to putting patients first.

Meeting for the first time with a new patient who comes with a list of problems, fears and concerns and being able to share my empathy, expertise and recommendations to the patient and their family is probably the most.