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Descriptive inventory for the Urban Preceptorship Program records, 1968-1979

Urban Preceptorship Program records

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Descriptive inventory for the Urban Preceptorship Program records, 1968-1979

Prepared by Jane McCarthy, 2011; edited by Peter T. Alter and Rachel Juris, 2011; Gretchen Neidhardt, 2017.
Processed with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
  
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Chicago History Museum, Research Center
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Chicago, IL 60614-6038
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Urban Preceptorship Program records, 1968-1979 (inclusive)
Creators: Urban Preceptorship Program (Chicago, Ill.)
Quentin Young
Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine
Cook County Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Dates: 1968-1979 (inclusive)
Accession number: 2010.0019
Bib number: 00065332
Call numbers: MSS Lot U
0MM.73
Size:12.5 linear ft. (32 boxes)
26 sound recordings (1 box)
Language of material:Collection is written in English.

Provenance statement:

Materials were a gift of Dr. Quentin Young in 2010 (accession #: 2010.0019).

Terms governing use:

All rights owned by the donor, including copyright, were deeded to Chicago Historical Society. Copyright may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless otherwise noted.

Restriction(s):

Boxes 8-15 are closed until 2048. For listening purposes, it is necessary to use a copy, not the original (and to have a listening copy made if one is not available).

Please cite this collection as:

Urban Preceptorship Program records (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include several issues of a periodical published by the Urban Preceptorship Program, cataloged separately.

Collection Summary +/-

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.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

Dr. Quentin Young founded the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois 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. The UPP taught medical students, health care professionals, and community health workers about medical care in urban areas. The UPP's curriculum included orientation, fieldwork, and evaluation. Course work and projects covered such topics as medical treatment for the poor, prison health, community based clinics and programs, and government policies.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Community health services -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century
Health planning
Medical care
Medical policy
Medicine--Study and teaching--Illinois--Chicago
Patients--Legal status, laws, etc.
Physicians--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Poor--Medical care
Prisoners--Medical care
Public health--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Persons:
Young, Quentin, 1923-
Organizations:
Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine
American Public Health Association
Cook County Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Urban Preceptorship Program (Chicago, Ill.)--Archives
Genre/Form:
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Curricula
Grant proposals
Newsletters
Newspaper clippings
Press releases
Slides--Color
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--20th century
South Side (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in four series.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Administrative files, 1968-1979 (box 1-7)
Series 2. Student records, 1969-1978 (box 8-15)
Series 3. Course materials, 1968-1979 (box 16-31)
Series 4. Audio materials, 1970-1976 (box 32)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Bridget Golembiewski using Oxygen XML editor, 2016.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
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