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Groote Schuur Hospital, location, lineage and legacy

Annabelle S. Slingerland Leiden, the Netherlands (Fall 2017)   Façade of Groote Schuur Hospital Beginnings The Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa’s Cape Town sits on a site first discovered in 1488 by the Portuguese Bartolomeu Dias. He called the peninsula Cabo Tormentosa (Cape of Storms), a good description of a site where the notorious […]

The Joslin Diabetes Center

Annabelle S. Slingerland Leiden, the Netherlands Matthew Brown Boston, MA (Fall 2017)   Bay State Road- cca. 1920 Of the many hospitals that have risen to fame because of the accomplishments of their staff, the Joslin Diabetes Center is one of the most iconic. Founded at a time when diabetes was largely untreatable and often […]