LMU Hospital & Tennessee Medical College

The 1907 edition of Mountain Herald, catalogue of Lincoln Memorial University, contains the following statement, which indicates the approximate time LMU and TMC entered into an arrangement: “Tennessee Medical College, of Knoxville, Tenn., is articulated with Lincoln Memorial University as … Continue reading

Nursing Students Celebrate 50th Anniversary (2002)

Nursing students celebrate 50th anniversary Caption: (Color) From left, Jesse Hurst, Nancy McGill, Edna Brown Stillwell, and Virginia Reed Ivens share memories over lunch at the annual reunion of the nursing graduates from Knoxville General Hospital . The gathering was … Continue reading

To Your Health: General Hospital’s Staff to Reunite (2005)

by Kristi L. Nelson Knoxville General Hospital is long gone, but as long as its employees are living, they’ll make sure it’s not forgotten. Once Knoxville’s only municipal hospital, General opened in 1899, a 325-bed municipal hospital on Cleveland Place, … Continue reading

Memories Live on at Nursing School Reunion (2005)

by Elizabeth A. Pooley, Special to the News Sentinel Traveling from Hendersonville, N.C., 80-something Vernelle Edney Dale arrived camera-ready for her annual Knoxville General Hospital Nursing School alumni meeting/reunion June 4 at St. James Episcopal Church on Broadway.  The Class … Continue reading

Education: Hospital Diploma Programs

Many of the nurse pioneers obtained their education through hospital diploma programs.  These programs were available to aspiring nurses with little money as, with few exceptions, they worked in the hospital and had “classes,” usually given by physicians, sandwiched in-between.  … Continue reading