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Board may be had at from $1,50 to $2,25 per
Room rent, wood, and lights, are estimated on the supposition that two students occupy one room.
For clothing, traveling, books, stationery, society and class taxes, &c., vary with the circumstances and habits of the student.
Payment of the College Bills is required in advance for the first term; and in advance for each subsequent term, unless a bond, satisfactory to the Treasurer, in the sum of two hundred dollars, has been lodged with him to secure their payment; in which case, the term bill becomes due at the end of the term.
Absent members of the University are charged as if present.
Students entering an advanced class are required to pay one half of the back tuition, unless from another College.
THE NEXT ANNUAL COURSE OF LECTURES
WILL COMMENCE ON
THURSDAY, MARCH 5th, 1857, AND CONTINUE SIXTEEN WEEKS.
The organization of the Medical Department of the University of Vermont, comprises a full board of Medical Professors, whose great aim will be to give a thorough course of scientific and practical instruction in the various branches of medical science.
During the Lecture Term, Surgical Operations and Medical Advice are gratuitous to patients presenting themselves before the Medical Class, and a large number of persons avail themselves of this charity. This Clinique does not depend upon Burlington alone (the most populous town in Vermont) but receives cases from various sections of this State, the Northern part of New York, and Canada.
The Anatomical Museum is constantly receiving additions, and is abundantly supplied with preparations, plates, and all other materials necessary for giving a thorough course of instruction, and ample arrangements have been made for a supply of anatomical material for dissection, which will be furnished to students at cost. Every facility will be offered the student of AnatClasses omy for acquiring a thorough practical knowledge of the science. will receive the personal attention of the Professor of Anatomy assisted by a competent Demonstrator, without extra fee. The dissecting rooms are lighted from above and furnished with every convenience.
The Cabinet of Materia Medica contains specimens of all the most important articles of medicine, which will be exhibited to the class, and their therapeutical application, chemical incompatibilities, and various adulterations, fully discussed by the Professor.
The Professor of Obstetrics will be able to illustrate the various subjects connected with his department, with plates, models, preparations, and upon the recent subject, and will spare no pains to make his course pre-eminently practical.
The Chemical Laboratory is supplied with Apparatus and Chemicals, and every means of affording the students who desire it, an opportunity of pursuing a course of practical Chemistry.
The Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine will devote himself, first to the development of the general principles of Medicine, and afterwards to the consideration of each subject in detail, by which the student is enabled to reason upon the practical application of the principles of medicine.
The Professor of Surgery is supplied with preparations, plates, casts, and specimens of morbid anatomy, sufficient to enable him to do ample justice to the various subjects embraced in his department. The lectures in this department will be thoroughly practical. All important operations will be performed before the class, and the application of splints, use of instruments, and Surgical apparatus and dressings, will receive particular attention.
Since the last Course of Lectures, Dr. John V. Lansing has been appointed Professor of Physiology and Pathology. The creation of a separate chair for lectures upon Physiology and Pathology will give opportunity for a fuller and more extended course upon these branches.
The aim in this department will be complete and scientific instruction, made as interesting, as useful, and as demonstrative, by means of experiments and microscopical illustrations, as the present state of medical science demands and modern methods of research will allow.
CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP.
At the commencement of the Session, every Student is required to enter his name and place of residence, and the name and place of residence of his Preceptor, in the Secretary's book, and take the Matriculation Ticket and Dean's Certificate entitling him to the tickets of each Professor.
Students who have attended two full courses in other regular Medical Insti
tutions, will be admitted upon payment of the Matriculation fee and a fee of $10. Students attending the courses of Private Instruction will receive the Matriculation ticket gratis. Graduates of this and other regular Medical Schools are invited to attend the Lectures free of charge.
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION. The candidate must be twenty-one years of age, intelligent, and of good moral character, must have studied medicine with some respectable physician for three years, and have attended two full courses of public lectures, one of which must have been in this University. He must present to the Dean of the Faculty, two weeks before examination, a Thesis on some medical subject, composed by himself, and in his own handwriting, correctly, uniformly, and distinctly written. The fees of graduation shall be paid before, or at the time of examination, to be returned in case the applicant should be unsuccessful. Candidates will be examined for the degree of Doctor of Medicine twice during the year-at the close of the session, and on Monday preceding the first Wednesday in August. Degrees will be conferred at the close of the Lecture Term, and at the Annual Commencement, which takes place on the first Wednesday in August.
The examinations are conducted in the presence of the Medical Faculty, a Committee appointed by the Corporation of the University, and Delegates from the Vermont State Medical Society.
ANATOMY-Allen's, Morton's, Wilson's, Sharpey's, and Quain's, Cruveilhier's Neill's Plates, Pancoast, Harrison, Dublin Dissector, Ellis' Demonstrations, Horner, Wistar, Goddard, Richardson.
PHYSIOLOGY-Carpenter, Kirke, Paget, Dunglison, Magendie.
MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS-Pereira, United States Dispensatory, Royle, Mitchell, Dunglison, Beck, Biddle's Review of Materia Medica.
OBSTETRICS, &C.-Cazeaux, Dewees, Ramsbotham, Davis, Meigs, Ashwell, Churchill, Blundell, Rigby, Lee
SURGERY—Liston, Ferguson, Cooper's Velpeau, Miller, Druitt, Pirrie, Erichsen's Smith's, McClellan's, Paget's Surgical Pathology.
THEORY AND PRACTICE-Wood's, Bell and Stoke's, Watson, Williams, Elliotson, Valliex, Andral.
CHEMISTRY-Beck, Turner, Kane, Silliman, Townes, Graham, Regnault,
PATHOLOGY AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY-Vogel, Paget, Gross, Andral, Williams, &c.
Students should come provided with one or more of the above standard works, upon the several branches taught during the course of Medical Lectures.
During the recess of Public Lectures, there will be two terms of three months each of Private Instruction, given at Burlington, by Prof. Thayer, consisting of Readings, Recitations, Lectures, and Demonstrations, on the various branches of Medical Science. Summer Term commencing the first of August. Winter Term the first of December. Tuition $10 each Term. During the Winter Term particular attention will be paid to practical Anatomy, and opportunities offered for private dissections. Anatomical material abundantly furnished, at cost.
Students will find it greatly to their advantage to attend the courses of private instruction at Burlington, when they will be required to attend recitations, write dissertations, practice dissections, and attend to clinical medicine. Good opportunities are afforded those wishing to witness Surgical operations, and general Surgical practice.
The Faculty of Medicine are happy to inform the friends of the University Medical College, that its prospects are of the most flattering character, and at the same time, respectfully tender their thanks to the members of the Medical Profession who have so generally manifested their good wishes for the success of the School.
In order to meet the wants of the increasing number of students, it is designed to enlarge and improve the Medical College building. Considerable improvements in the Museum and Cabinet rooms are also contemplated.
Board from $2 to $4 per week. Rooms already furnished for students who wish to board themselves.
Students are invited upon coming to Burlington, to call upon Dr. Thayer, No. 4 Wheeler's Block, adjoining the American Hotel, who will be happy to afford them any information and assistance in his power. All those wishing for further information may address by letter, Dr. S. W. THAYER, Jr., Dean of the Faculty, Burlington, Vt.