Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: UAB School of Medicine

  • Hillman Hospital

    A.J. WrightBirmingham, Alabama, United States Alabama’s first operating medical school, the proprietary Graefenberg Medical Institute in the small town of Dadeville, opened in 1852. That school closed at the beginning of the Civil War. The Medical College of Alabama had been chartered by the state in 1856, but no funds provided; a charter from the…