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doi: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000348382.52552.53
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In the 1950s, physicians at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons opened the United States’ first lithium clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute to treat manic depression.

For other important milestones in medical knowledge and practice credited to academic medical centers, visit the “Discoveries and Innovations in Patient Care and Research Database” at (

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