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Revista Cubana de Medicina Militar

Print version ISSN 0138-6557On-line version ISSN 1561-3046


ABREU UGARTE, Jorge Eduardo; PADILLA LEONARD, Eulises  and  CRUZ GARCIA, Maria Antonia. Contribution to the teaching of the Human Anatomy of a General of the Liberating Army. Rev Cub Med Mil [online]. 2016, vol.45, n.4, pp.1-12. ISSN 0138-6557.

Many of the doctors who integrated the Military Health of the Liberating Army in the war of Cuban independence, on having finished the armed conflict continued linked to the medicine. Some exercising the profession, others like hygienists and some dedicated to the medical teaching. Among the above mentioned they are few ones those who devoted themselves to the education of the matters that give in the first years of the career, which with its knowledge and skills constitute the bases for the learning of the clinical and surgical subjects in the top years. The doctor Eugenio Molinet Amorós was one of the above mentioned. He reached the General's degree of Brigade of the Liberating Army and occupied important charges in the Military Health in the "War of 95". On having concluded the same one and having happened to the discharge from army, he was a teacher of Human Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Havana in the beginnings of the Republic. The present work has the aim to extend the knowledge on the participation and contribution of the military doctors of the Liberating Army in the medical teaching. There was realized a bibliographical review of the occupation of this professional of the medicine and of the historical social context in the one that got out of a jam itself as teacher, in a period transcendental of the history of Cuba, the end of the colony and the establishment of the Republic.

Keywords : military health; medical teaching; anatomy humanizes.

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