Chevalier Jackson, MD a laryngologist, pediatrician, inventor and designer saved thousands of children in the late 1800 and early 1900’s by removing objects that they had swallowed from their esophagi, traheae and lungs. Some 2,000 of the items he retrieved and catalogued are on display at Philadelphia's Mütter Museum.
As we approach Doctor’s Day, this is a timely article to share. As MSPs, each day we are truly honored to work with the most intelligent and respected men and women in our nation, who like Dr. Jackson, make significant contributions to the advance of medicine.
Join me in showing your appreciation for our medical staffs this week as we celebrate Doctor’s Day on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
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