Children’s Hospital Boston is one of the oldest, most distinguished pediatric medical centers in the world. It grew from a modest beginning in 1869, in a single Boston brick house, to become a major pediatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For well over a century, this hospital has been a pioneer in providing healthcare for children, performing research in childhood and adult diseases, and training future leaders in medicine and surgery. Children’s Hospital Boston presents a visual tour of the history and development of this institution. Simultaneously, this book reflects the history of pediatrics in America.
Author Bio: Co-editors, affiliated with the Archives Program of Children’s Hospital Boston, are Jason T. Larson, archivist; Mark A. Rockoff, M.D., associate anesthesiologist-in-chief, chair of the archives committee, and professor of anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School; David R. Breakstone, medical writer; Patrick Bibbins, senior graphic designer; Michelle R. Davis, vice president of the department of public affairs and marketing; Patrick Taylor, J.D., associate general counsel; and Frederick H. Lovejoy Jr., M.D., associate physician-in-chief, book committee chair, and the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
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