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Medical school to open at Yale College

Medical school to open at Yale College

Three years after Yale College joined with the Connecticut Medical Society to establish the Medical Institution of Yale College by an Act of the Legislature, thirty-seven Students are soon arriving in New-Haven from all corners of New England to commence studies in Medicine, Anatomy, Chemistry, and Materia Medica at the new school. Seventeen members of the class come from Connecticut; the rest come from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. The Students, whose names, towns, and places of

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200 years of medicine at Yale

200 years of medicine at Yale

Articles of Union that bound Yale College and the Connecticut Medical Society together in the creation of the Medical Institution of Yale College were signed in 1810, but preparations delayed the school’s opening until November 1813. The first medical school in Connecticut and the sixth in the United States, the Medical Institution initially drew students primarily from Connecticut and the New England region. In the...

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The People Behind the Plaques

The People Behind the Plaques

Throughout the School of Medicine’s 200-year history, innumerable individuals have helped shape the institution. But a handful of people have actually built the school in an almost literal sense by providing major gifts to the medical school to construct the landmark buildings...

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