This data collection includes biographical and professional
information on approximately 149,000 medical practitioners.
The great variety of information included here will provide valuable
clues to help you further your research. The information is biographical
in nature and includes extensive details on education and practice specialties.
By learning where your ancestor set up his or her practice, for example,
you can get a general idea of where he or she lived. With information
on the type of medicine your ancestor specialized in, you may wish to
research medical journals of the day to see if he or she published any
research. More fundamentally, the dates and locations of births and deaths
may provide the clues necessary to locate vital records.