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guided tour: „For the benefit and comfort of the sick“

Hosted by the Consul of the Vienna Arts and Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 25 Jan 11:00 - 12:30

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„For the benefit and comfort of the sick“

The History of Medicine in Vienna

The medical faculty in Vienna is international renown since the 18th century, when the Dutchman Gerard van Swieten was summoned to Vienna by the Habsburg ruler Maria Theresia. He laid the foundation for the First Vienna Medical School. With the opening of the General Hospital in Protected content the rule of Joseph II., the physicians received a new domain, which more and more developed into the most important research center. In the course of the 19th century, the Second Vienna Medical School emerged. Doctors and students successfully fought for the principle of freedom of teaching and of learning. Furthermore, the first dermatology, eye, as well as ear, nose and throat clinics in the world were founded in Vienna!!

The tour guide will lead us through the area of the Old General Hospital (Altes AKH) with its numerous courtyards, monuments, sculptures and commemorative plaques and tell us more about the famous doctors who had an formative influence on the treatment of the people over more than Protected content .

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