CHAPTER IX: The Faculty of Medicine and its Hospital

Golding, John
January 1994
Ascent to Mona as Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Med;1994, p77
Book Chapter
Chapter 9 of the book "Ascent to Mona As Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Medical Care" is presented. It discusses the establishment of a medical faculty and its hospital in Jamaica. It relates the plan of the Irvine Commission of Great Britain to establish a new college of the England-based University of London on the island in 1944. Doctor Thomas Taylor was appointed as the first principal of the University College, who arrived on the island in 1947.


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