(1712 - 1784)
Dr. Bond served American medicine throughout his lifetime. He
was a member of the first medical staff at Pennsylvania Hospital,
volunteering his professional services to the hospital from 1751
until his death in 1784. He also served on the Board of Managers.
A founder and trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr.
Bond shared his skill and experience by delivering clinical lectures
to students at Pennsylvania Hospital. The first of which was
conducted in 1766. These early lectures earned him the title
of "father of clinical medicine" in America.
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