The Quest for Excellence: The History of the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine (Emory University Archives and Libraries)
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The Quest for Excellence: The History of the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine (Emory University Archives and Libraries)

  • Publish Date: 1997-06-14
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: J. Willis Hurst

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The Quest for Excellence chronicles the history of Department of Medicine of Emory University School of Medicine, 1834-1986. The scope of this history includes the genesis of the university, the School of Medicine, associated hospital, The Emory Clinic, and the current Robert W. Woodruff Health and Sciences Center. Sprinkled with biographies of dreamers, benefactors, medical educators, medical investigators physicians, and administrators, this history includes the stories of those who rallied around a noble cause to create a superb institution of higher learning and service.


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