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The gold-headed cane

William Macmichael

The gold-headed cane

by William Macmichael

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by William Munk.
ContributionsMunk, William.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13973291M

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. Gold-Headed Cane, written in "#$% by William Macmichael. 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 origin of the custom of a physician using a cane is.

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. 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. Jacayna argues Royal college of surgeons is a good example of this, eg Gold Headed Cane, they idea that RCS looked to John Hunter as hero who lifted them to book learning William Bowman Argues physicians have an "inncommunicable knowledge" based on experience ().


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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: item 3 Gold-headed Cane by William Macmichael (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping. - Gold-headed Cane by William Macmichael (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. The Gold-Headed Cane Award was begun when, inthe late Dr. Porter Brown presented a beautiful Gold-Headed Cane to Tarrant County Medical Society The gold-headed cane book 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. 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.

The Pharos/Winter. The Paperback of the The Gold-Headed Cane by William Macmichael at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. The action continues in book two of the Ruins of Arlandia series. After successfully locating four segments of the super weapon, Calvin and Astra were captured Author: William Macmichael. 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.

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. Story of a cane successively carried by Drs.

Radcliffe, Mead, Askew, Pitcairn and Baillie and presented by Mrs. Baillie to the College of physicians. "Sixth edition." Contains reproduction of t.p. of 2d edition, London, "The editions of The gold-headed cane": page [vii]. Description. 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. Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Macmichael, William, Gold-headed cane. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 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 ().

: Gold-Headed Cane.: Charles C. Thomas, Cloth, dj., pp. Slight wearing to edges of dustjacket. Near Fine. 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.

The University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine Commencement Gold-Headed Cane Award. 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.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. 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. Bean. 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 portion of the title. 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 .8vo, [8],[1] pp., wood-engravings in the text.

Original boards, with later paper backing, tear at backstrip head, some wear and soiling, occasional foxing within. § First edition. MacMichael, a physician and graduate of Christ Church, Oxford, wrote the anonymous Gold-Headed Cane as a vehicle to present the biographies of five former owners.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