Cushin, Ezekial Dodge, 1790-1828
- Existence: 1790 - 1828
Ezekial Dodge Cushing was born on January 2, 1790 in Pembroke, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1808 after which he attended the Dartmouth Medical School where he lived and studied with Nathan Smith. In 1911, he received his MD degree from Dartmouth.
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Identifier: Mss 811210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a three-page letter from Ezekial Dodge Cushing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Benjamin Franklin Heywood in which he compares the medical lectures of University of Pennsylvania to those at Dartmouth and finds that they are not on a par with each other. He does not find an advantage in Hospital Practice, however, since there are too many people participating and it is impossible "to hear or see or feel the pulse or learn anything," he thinks that it would be better if he stayed in...