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Their own conversion to homeopathy had not taken place through formal schooling. All were trained in regular medicine and had graduated from medical schools in an era when apprenticeship was regarded as a fully adequate training for a physician. For some years they had been actively Page 16Figure 2. The three founders of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania (Constantine Hering, Jacob Jeanes, and Walter Williamson) and the college's motto chosen by Hering in 1867: In Certis Unitas, In Dubiis Libertas, In Omnibus Charitas (In Things Certain Unity, In Things Uncertain Freedom, In All Things Charity).
Aerial view of Hahnemann in the 1960s 190 30. Garth W. Boericke 196 31. The homeopathic Hering Laboratory, ca. 1918 199 32. Hahnemann graduate Walter P. Lomax treating Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968 209 33. African-American patients waiting at Hahnemann Hospital's Outpatient clinic in 1959 225 34. Edward Wharton Shober 243 35. A white-coat ceremony for the class of 2000 of the MCP&sign;Hahnemann School of Medicine of Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, 1996 271 Page ix Preface and Acknowledgments IN 1988 the Allegheny Health, Education, and Research Foundation (AHERF) merged with the Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP, formerly the Woman's Medical College), and in 1993 with Hahnemann University (formerly the Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia).
Degree: in 1820 there were thirteen schools; by 1850 there were forty-two. These were private institutions, established by a few physicians who bought or rented a building and offered lectures for fees. Patients still turned to popular health books, and students continued to rely on preceptors for practical training; but medical schools began to play a newly important role in medical education. Not only orthodox physicians but also anti-orthodox groups established medical schools and embraced other trappings of a new professionalism.