Medical students oberserving a surgical procedure, Hahnemann Clinical Amphitheatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1892.
flipFlip to Constantine Hering, the "Father" of American homeopathy, circa 1860.
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An audience watches as doctors and nurses surround a operating table that holds a patient.

Credit: Drexel University College of Medicine, Archives and Special Collections

Founded in 1848, Philadelphia's Hahnemann Hospital was named after Samuel Hahnemann, the German father of modern homeopathy, one of the world's most widespread non-conventional approaches to the treatment if illnesses. For many decades, Philadelphia's Hahnemann Hospital led the nation in the training of homeopathic physicians.

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