Title:

Urban Preceptorship Program records

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.PRECEPTOR.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

12.5 Linear feet

Dates:

1968-1977

Historical note

Dr. Quentin Young founded the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center in the late 1960s and served as its director until 1972. In the 1960s, Young was a professor in the University of Illinois at Chicago's Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health; in the early 1970s, he was appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, grant applications, class curricula, student files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other records of the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center, which taught medical students, health care professionals, and community health workers about medical care in urban areas. Topics include medical treatment for the poor, prison health, community based clinics and programs, and government policies. Materials were collected by Quentin Young, a physician and professor of medicine, who was founder and first director of the UPP.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 October 18 by Lisa Calahan Andrew Steadham.

Subjects

INVENTORY