Department of Medicine Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Department of Medicine records
Date [inclusive]
0.4 Cubic feet 19 folders

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Department of Medicine was formed as part of the creation of the College of Human Medicine in 1964. The Department of Medicine has a nationally accredited Internal Medicine Residency program. This program provides a curriculum that teaches house staff both basic and advanced skills in Internal Medicine. Fellowships are offered in Cardiology, Hematology-Oncology, Infectious Disease and Endocrinology.

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Scope and Contents note

This record group consists of 10 folders arranged chronologically. Folders 1 -8 contain material from 1956 - 1960 that relate to the establishment of the medical college at MSU. Of particular interest on this is the "Proposal for Establishment of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at Michigan State University" in folder 6.

The other folders include a program for Advanced Cardiac Life Support training, brochures for a study abroad program and a workshop, and newsletters (2006 - 2008).

Annual Reports are available separately (1967 - 1969, 2005 - 2007). See also UA 15.13, College of Human Medicine records.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections 

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

 Added to OEM April 2015

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Medical education -- United States
  • Medicine -- Study and teaching

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Collection Inventory



Drawer Folder

"Establishment of a Third Medical Center" 1956-1957 

F.D. 1

"MSU Medical and Health Center - The Need and Feasibility" by Charles R. Hoffer July 1957 

F.D. 2

Supplements to Hoffer Report July 1957 

F.D. 3

"Statement on the Future Need for Physcians" by the Association of American Medical Colleges October 1957 - April 1958 

F.D. 4
Drawer Folder

Pre-Medical Curriculum 1957-1958 

F.D. 5

"Proposal for Establishment of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at Michigan State University" (includes Curricula) 1959-1960 

F.D. 6

Pre-Medical Curriculum 1960 

F.D. 7

"Report of the Committee on Relationships of Medicine with Allied Health Professions and Services" 1960 

F.D. 8

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Program 1978 

F.D. 9

Brochures 1993, 1997 

F.D. 10

Newsletters 2006-2008 

F.D. 11

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Now Hear This … Newsletter 

Drawer Folder


F.D. 12


F.D. 13


F.D. 14

Brochures undated 

F.D. 18

Screening Protocol 2007 

F.D. 19
Drawer Folder

Selected Accomplishments of the Department of Medicine 2006 – 2007 

F.D. 16

MSU Internal Medicine Residency Alumni News Newsletter 2006, 2008 

F.D. 15

Internal Medicine Residency – Competency and Learning Objectives 2007 

F.D. 17

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Annual Reports 



Annual Reports





2006 (Education) 


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