History of Pennsylvania Hospital


Subject:
U.S. History By Place , Health , Hospitals , Pennsylvania

Description:
Historical material about Pennsylvania Hospital, "the nation's first hospital ... [which was founded] in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond." Features a timeline, stories (such as "Caring for Some Very Colorful Characters"), and a virtual tour of the building highlighting historical material. The "Historical Collections" section includes an image gallery and small exhibits about the hospital. From the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Health System

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/paharc/


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