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István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198769873

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001

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City of Medicine

City of Medicine

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(p.144) (p.145) 5 City of Medicine
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New York Scientific
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Istvan Hargittai

Magdolna Hargittai

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.003.0005

There are whole districts in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx that operate as medical cities at the highest level of biomedical research as well as clinical facilities for patients. Bellevue Hospital, New York Hospital, New York University School of Medicine, Sloan Kettering, Mount Sinai, Weill Cornell, the Bronx VA Medical Center, Albert Einstein College, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York Presbyterian/ Columbia Medical Center, and The Rockefeller University, just to mention some of the best known among them. They are all producers of new knowledge from basic biology to bedside medicine. Handling and eradicating illnesses of epidemiological scale are among their spectacular successes.

Keywords:   Bellevue Hospital, New York Hospital, NYU School of Medicine, Sloan Kettering, Mount Sinai, Weill Cornell, New York Presbyterian, Walter Reed, Albert Sabin, Jonas Salk

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