Hospitals of Note

Gwen Adshead

Broadmoor: 150 years in the life of a secure psychiatric hospital

Joerg Albrecht

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital of Soweto

The Klinikum Aachen

Michael Reese Archive

The rise and death of Chicago’s Michael Reese Hospital

Michael Reese Hospital – beginnings

Michael Reese Hospital – nurses, interns, and residents

Michael Reese Hospital – neighborhood and patients

Michael Reese Hospital – physicians

Michael Reese Hospital – pediatrics

Michael Reese Archive: comments from our readers

Ruri Ashida

The Jikei University Hospital, first charity hospital in Japan

Carlos Astudillo

The Van Buren Hospital in the history of Chile

Marco Antonio Ayala-García

The first ten hospitals on the American Continent

Diya Banerjee

Bellevue Hospital at the dawn of the apocalypse

Alan W.H. Bates

The National Anti-Vivisection Hospital, London

Antonio Dal Canton

Ospitale di San Matteo

Enrique Chaves-Carballo and David A. Schwartz

Las Animas: A Cuban yellow fever hospital

Yanglu Chen

Freedmen’s Hospital

Abigail Cline

The 8076th: a hospital with marching orders

Shelley Co

The Hopkins Hub

Anne Cooper

The Endell Street Military Hospital

Erin K. Crouch

Maynard-Columbus Hospital

Raymond H. Curry and VeeLa S. Gonzales

Provident Hospital – the first Black owned and operated medical institution in the United States

Joseph deBettencourt

A hospital for sick children
The founding of Rush Medical College

Noah DeLone

Roosevelt Hospital

Paul Dhillon

The viral hospital

King Edward VII Memorial Hospital

George Dunea

Byzantium: Origin of the modern hospital

The Old Cook County Hospital of Chicago
The Metropolitan Hospital of London
St. Fabiola and her hospital FALL ’22

Thomas R. Egnew

St. Christopher’s Hospice

Wilson F. Engel

The Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Moisés Enghelberg

A lesson in horizontality: El Hospital San Vicente de Paúl in Medellin, Colombia

Josephine Ensign

The Hospital on Profanity Hill

Lucy Eum

The Sorokdo National Hospital of South Korea

Louise Fabiani

The Montreal Neurological Hospital

Howard Fischer

Great Ormond Street and JM Barrie FALL ’22

Angharad Fletcher

Hybridity in Hong Kong: the Tung Wah Hospital

Christopher Frank

Missing history on a daily basis: working in an old hospital without paying attention

You’re no fi’ Glasgow: memories of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Julie Gianakon

Sydney Hospital

Rebecca Green and Mas Ahmed

St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

Jared T. Griffin

San Francisco General Hospital: treating AIDS on Ward 5B

Peter D. Hart

The Royal London Hospital

Thomas Heyne

Reconstructing the world’s first hospital: the Basiliad

Andy Hung

The Massachusetts General Hospital

Sergei Jargin

Gilyarovsky and Gannushkin psychiatric hospitals in Moscow

Hannah Joyner

Pennsylvania Hospital

Jan W.P.F. Kardaun

The General Hospital – all are welcome

Panagiota Kitsantas

The Bonifacio Hospital: reforming psychiatric hospital care

Paola Lenzi and Gianfranco Natale

The Historical Hospital of Santa Chiara in Pisa

Carolyn Lipchik

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Donatella Lippi and Luigi Padeletti

The Spedale of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence

Michelle Lott


Marco Luchetti

Maria Lorenza Longo and the birth of the “Incurabili” Hospital in Naples

Nicola MacArthur

The origins and developments of the Lewis hospitals

Stephen Martin

Kirkleatham Hospital
The medieval hospitals of County Durham 
The monastic infirmaries of North Yorkshire
St. Godric and the lost leper hospital of Darlington 

Elie Matar

The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Orla McAlinden

Workhouse to hospital

W. Paul McKinney

Gorgas Hospital, Ancon, Panama

Sally Metzler

The Holy Infirmary of the Knights of St. John in Malta
Qatar’s Sidra Hospital and Damien Hirst’s Miraculous Journey

Esther Mgbemeje

Chonbuk National University Hospital

Rosa Monteserín Nadal

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, 600 years of history

Emily L. Moore

The unique journal of the USS Red Rover

Michael Mortellaro

Santa Maria Nuova: curing and caring

Rubina Naqvi

The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

Anaeze C. Offodile II and Joel T. Katz

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

Desmond O’Neill

The Meath Hospital, Dublin

Krutika Parasar

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Samuel K. Parish

Royal Victoria Military Hospital Netley

JMS Pearce

The General Infirmary at Leeds

Giorgina Barbara Piccoli and Gilberto Richiero

Beauty is everywhere: looking at our hospital with new eyes

Barry Pless

The Montreal Children’s Hospital

Lisa J. Pruitt

The Heritage Craft Schools and Hospitals for Crippled Children,

Birju Rao

Boston Dispensary

Nicolás Roberto Robles

Guadalupe: one of Spain’s oldest schools of medicine

Lynn Veach Sadler

Baghdad Medical City

Mary Seeman and Małgorzata Grochowina


Brian Andrew Sharpless

Colonial madness: the Public Hospital of Williamsburg, Virginia

Kate Elizabeth Shipman and Sudarshan Ramachandran

The Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune, a testament to the health benefits of religious charity and vineyards

Terri L. Sinnott

The $84.77 Hospital – St. Vincent

Annabelle Slingerland

Alcatraz Hospital revisited: patients behind bars

Craiglockhart Hospital, head above the parapet

Westerbork Hospital – A blessing in disguise?

Ellis Island Hospital, from quarantine to freedom

Charite hospital
Groote Schuur Hospital, location, lineage and legacy
The Steno Memorial Hospital of Copenhagen

Annabelle Slingerland and Kevin Brown

St. Mary’s Hospital, birthplace of penicillin

Annabelle Slingerland and Matthew Brown

The Joslin Diabetes Center

Annabelle Slingerland and Robin Seeley

Scutari Crimean War Hospital

Linda S. Slusser

St. Patrick’s Hospital: a legacy of Jonathan Swift

Sang Ik Song

Trafford General Hospital: a conjuring of spatial significance

Grace Sotomayor

Montefiore: Instrument for social good

Randall S. Stafford

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1992

Eleanor Stanford

Hospital Municipal Sebastião Martins Alves, Lençóis, Bahia

Edward Tabor

Long before Pearl Harbor, an entire hospital was sent to help England in World War II

Janice Tiao

The history of Bethlem Hospital

Annette Tuffs

The “Samariterhaus” Hospital and the “Institute for Experimental Cancer Research” in Heidelberg

George Venters

The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the legacy of Long John Silver

Judith N. Wagner

The Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon

Georgina Weatherdon

The Craiglockhart War Hospital of Edinburgh

Ben L. Williamson

Royal Hospital Haslar: end of an era

Samantha L. Williamson

The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

A.J. Wright

Hillman Hospital

Alberto Zanatta & Fabio Zampieri

The origin and evolution of Padua hospitals

Sara Zanella

Sant’Anna Hospital in Ferrara


Children at play in the East London Hospital for Children
Sydney clinic
The Imperial Asylum at Vincennes
Hospitals in Sir Thomas More’s Utopia (1516)
The origins of the word “hospital” (Simon Wein) new