Merger of Baptist and St. Mary’s Hospitals in 2008

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee –Location: 137 Blount Ave. –Acres: 23 –Buildings: 9 (1948 Baptist “A” Wing opens; 1956 Blount Professional Building opens providing doctors’ offices; 1967 “B” Wing, Community Education Building open; 1971 Baptist Professional Building opens; 1980 “C” … Continue reading

TMC Alumni Banquet Held in Nashville (1901)

Alumni Banquet at the Tulane Annual Reunion of Students of University of Tennessee.  Choice Menu The Alumni Association of the Tennessee Medical College met yesterday morning, many members from a distance attending.  Dr. Perry Bromberg, class of ’94, was elected … Continue reading

Eighth Annual UT-Nashville Medical Graduation (1883)

University of Tennessee — Medical College Commencement The invitations are out for the Eighth Annual Commencement of the Medical and Dental Departments of the University of Tennessee — Nashville Medical College.  The exercises take place at 7 o’clock p.m., of … Continue reading

Martha Rogers Appointed Department Chair at New York University

Former City Nurse Gets New York College Post Dr. Martha E. Rogers, formerly of the Hartford Visiting Nurses Assn., has been appointed chairman of the department of nurse education in New York University’s School of Education, Dean Ernest O. Melby … Continue reading

Black Doctors, Dentists Receive Equal Privileges at KGH (1942)

Tenn. Hospital Personnel Is Rated Equally No Longer a Difference Between Colored, White Physicians, Dentists by Dr. O. B. Taylor Knoxville, Tenn. — (ANP) — Through the efforts of the East Tennessee Hospital association, Negro physicians and dentists have been … Continue reading

City Investigates Unsanitary Claims at KGH (1919)

Grave Charges Made Against Hospital Nurses Conditions at Knoxville Institution Investigated by City Board Knoxville, Tenn., April 24. — Charges that conditions at the Knoxville General Hospital are unsanitary, that regulations of the institution are not adequate to determine the … Continue reading

Cancer Research at KGH Clinic (1951)

New Cancer Find Held ‘Promising’ ‘Several’ Melanoma Victims Get Respite with Radioactive Iodine in Knoxville Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 10 (AP) — A cooperative research group made up of Knoxville doctors and University of Tennessee scientists has stumbled on a promising … Continue reading

Carnegie Report Derides Tennessee Medical Schools (1910)

Attack Made on Tennessee More Low-Grade Medical Schools than any State Carnegie Foundation Formulates Accusation Some Excuses Made for the Alleged Conditions, but the State Is Charged with Making the Worst use of the Means at Its Command New York, … Continue reading