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Dr. James Jackson and Dr. John C. Warren initially sought funds for a hospital in Boston, Mass. which would also be made available to student s of the Harvard Medical School for clinical training. It was incorporated in 1811 as Massachusetts General Hospital, and in 1817 Jackson and Warren were appointed as acting physician and surgeon, respectively. The first patients were admitted in 1821. McLean Hospital was chartered in 1811 and opened in 1818 as the psychiatric facility of Massachusetts General Hospital.

From the description of Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, 1824-1915 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281431604

The Massachusetts General Hospital (incorporated 1811 and opened 1821) has always been associated with clinical teaching at Harvard Medical School. Edward Delos Churchill was John Homans Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School from 1931 to 1962, chief of the West Surgical Service at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1931 to 1948 and chief of general surgical services from 1948 to 1962.

From the description of Records of Edward D. Churchill, 1934-1957 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281437087

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Massachusetts--Boston
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Surgery
Hospitals
Surgery--Study and teaching
Clinical medicine
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