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The origins of pediatrics as a clinical and academic specialty in the United States

Colin Phoon New York, USA   Children’s ward, Bellevue Hospital, New York, ca. 1897 (Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine, NLM ID# 101435915) In the long timeline of medicine, pediatrics is a recent clinical field. The first children’s hospital in the world was established in Paris in 1802, followed by the Hospital for Sick […]