Physicians began to obtain knowledge at medical universities in the 9th century. This allowed physicians to receive the proper education needed to provide care for patients.
1510 - 1590
The father of Modern Surgery. He branched the way for surgeons today by improving some common practices.
They were the first pharmacists. They sold, prescribed, and made medication.
1666 - Present
Invented the microscope. Today this allows medical workers to identify diseases and viruses not seen by the human eye.
Gabriel Fahrenheit created the first mercury thermometer. This branched the way for digital thermometers today. It allows us to check a humans temperature and diagnose them.
Small Pox Vaccine
1796 - Present
Small Pox has been a major disease for over 3,000 years. Edward Jenner developed the vaccine which would later cure tons of people worldwide.
Human Blood Tranfusion
1818 - Present
The first successful human blood transfusion was performed by James Blundell. This helped branch the way for many more tranfusions.
1864 - Present
Kills bacteria that is harmful. It helps prevent bacteria like Salmonella and E. coli from entering the bloodstream causing foodborne illness.
American Red Cross
1881 - Present
Clara Barton establish The American Red Cross. They provides shelter, food, health and mental health services to help families and entire communities get back on their feet (redcross.org).
2001 - Present
The first cloned human embryo was created but shortly passed. Medical officials still work on cloning. Some use it for therapeutic purposes that are transferred into other humans for medical issues (kidney failures, etc.)