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Columbia University Bulletins of Information, July 20, 1957, Vol. 29 free pdf Excerpt from Columbia University Bulletins of Information, July 20, 1957, Vol. 29: College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Faculty of Medicine, 1957-1958 A permanent affiliation between Columbia University and Presbyterian Hospital was established in 1921. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in conjunction with Presbyterian Hospital and several other institutions comprising the Medical Center now occupy a plot of land given to Columbia University and Presbyterian Hospital by Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness and Mr. Edward S. Harkness. The land, extending from West 165th Street to West 168th Street and from Broadway to Riverside Park, comprises about twenty acres and is readily accessible from all parts of the city. The Medical Center was opened in the spring of 1928. The Medical Center group consists of the following units: the College of Physicians and Surgeons- School of Dental and Oral Surgery- Department of Nursing- School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine- Washington Heights Health and Teaching Center- New York State Psychiatric Institute- the Francis Delafield Hospital- the Presbyterian Hospital and its subdivisions - the Squier Urological Clinic, the Institute of Ophthalmology, Harkness Pavilion, Sloane Hospital for Women, Vanderbilt Clinic, Babies Hospital, Neurological Institute, the New York Orthopaedic Hospital, and the Mary Harkness Convalescent Home. See the map of the Medical Center on the back cover of this bulletin. Presbyterian Hospital Founded in 1868, the hospital now occupies a twenty-two-story building in which arc the wards of the medical and surgical services, the Sloane Hospital for Women, and the Squier Urological Clinic. To provide for personal contact between doctor and patient, the hospital is divided into floor units of between sixty and seventy beds. Harkness Pavilion for private patients is connected with the main building. Under the terms of the affiliation with Columbia University, members of the hospital staff are appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Hospital on nomination by the Trustees of the University. There are about 435 (Sloane, Squier, Presbyterian) teaching beds. Squier Urological Clinic occupies the tenth floor of the Presbyterian Hospital building and the tenth floor of Babies Hospital. There are sixty-seven beds for the care of adults and nineteen beds for babies and children. There are laboratories fully equipped to do diagnostic, X-ray, microbiological, pathological, fluoroscopic, and research work. The clinic has two large, especially equipped operating rooms. The urological outpatient department, situated in Vanderbilt Clinic, is fully equipped for cystoscopic. X-ray, and laboratory work. The Institute of Ophthalmology was made possible by the generosity of Edward S. Harkness. The hospital and laboratories for the study of diseases of the eye are active in the training of physicians and nurses. The hospital contains thirty-seven ward beds. Harkness Pavilion, which contains 294 beds, is available for the accommodation of private patients of the attending staff. Sloane Hospital for Women, originally at West 59th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, was presented to Columbia University by Mr. and Mrs. William D. Sloane in 1886. It now occupies three floors of the Presbyterian Hospital building for ward and semiprivate patients and two floors in Harkness Pavilion for private patients. The wards of the hospital furnish 116 beds for obstetrical and gynecological patients. Patients, other than emergencies, are admitted to the hospital through Vanderbilt Clinic. The deliveries in the hospital number about thirty-five hundred a year. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

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Data Published : 27 September 2015
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    . Excerpt from Columbia University Bulletins of Information, July 20, 1957, Vol. 29: College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Faculty of Medicine, 1957-1958 A permanent affiliation between Columbia U